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Winner (for top semi-popular publication) of the 2008 Irene Levi-Sala Prize for guides at the archaeology of Israel. The emergence of Israel in Canaan is a crucial subject in biblical/Syro-Palestinian archaeology. despite the fact that, the archaeology of historical Israel has hardly ever been topic to in-depth anthropological research in the past. 'Israel's Ethnogenesis' deals an anthropological framework to the archaeological facts and textual resources. analyzing archaeological reveals from hundreds of thousands of excavations, the e-book provides a theoretical method of Israel's ethnogenesis that pulls at the paintings of modern critics. The publication examines Israelite ethnicity - starting from meat intake, adorned and imported pottery, Israelite homes, circumcision, and hierarchy - and strains the advanced ethnic negotiations that followed Israel's ethnogenesis. Israel's Ethnogenesis is exclusive in its contribution to the archaeology of ethnicity, delivering an anthropological examine that may be of curiosity to scholars of historical past, Israelite tradition and faith, and the evolution of ethnic teams.

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