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    Ancient Turkey (World Archaeology) (Hardback) By (author) Antonio Sagona, By (author) Paul E. Zimansky

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    DescriptionStudents of antiquity often see ancient Turkey as a bewildering array of cultural complexes. Ancient Turkey brings together in a coherent account the diverse and often fragmented evidence, both archaeological and textual, that forms the basis of our knowledge of the development of Anatolia from the earliest arrivals to the end of the Iron Age. Much new material has recently been excavated and unlike Greece, Mesopotamia, and its other neighbours, Turkey has been poorly served in terms of comprehensive, up-to-date and accessible discussions of its ancient past. Ancient Turkey is a much needed resource for students and scholars, providing an up-to-date account of the widespread and extensive archaeological activity in Turkey. Covering the entire span before the Classical period, fully illustrated with over 160 images and written in lively prose, this text will be enjoyed by anyone interested in the archaeology and early history of Turkey and the ancient Near East.


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    Title
    Ancient Turkey
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Antonio Sagona, By (author) Paul E. Zimansky
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 420
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 1,065 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415289160
    ISBN 10: 0415289165
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC subject category V2: HD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15530
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    Ingram Theme: CULT/TURKEY
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS055000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 939/.2
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 939.2
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: DR431 .S238 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    30 black & white halftones, 140 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    22 April 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia University of New York, Stony Brooke
    Review quote
    'a well-written and easy-to-read volume that every student and scholar of ancient Anatolia ought to have on their bookshelf.' - Claudia Glatz, Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research '...a much recommended purchase.' - Archeologie
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction 2. Earliest Arrivals: The Palaeolithic and Epipalaeolithic (1,000,000-9600 BC) 3. A New Social Order: Pre-Pottery Neolithic (9600-7000 BC) 4. Anatolia Transformed: From Pottery Neolithic through Middle Chalcolithic (7000-4000 BC) 5. Metalsmiths and Migrants: Late Chalcolithic and the Early Bronze Age (ca. 4000-2000 BC) 6. Foreign Merchants and Native States: The Middle Bronze Age (2000-1650 BC) 7. Anatolia's Empire: Hittite Domination and the Late Bronze Age (1650-1200 BC) 8. Legacy of the Hittites: Southern Anatolia in the Iron Age (1200-600 BC) 9. A Kingdom of Fortresses: Urartu and Eastern Anatolia in the Iron Age (1200-600 BC) 10. New Cultures in the West: Phrygia, Lydia and the Aegean Coast (1200-600 BC)