Middle Eastern Archaeology Products

  • Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem

    Darkness at the End of the Tunnel, 1st Edition

    By Raz Kletter

    This volume is a critical study of recent archaeology in the Western Wall Plaza area, Jerusalem. Considered one of the holiest places on Earth for Jews and Muslims, it is also a place of controversy, where the State marks ‘our’ remains for preservation and adoration and ‘theirs’ for silencing.…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04 
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine

    Palestine History and Heritage Project 1, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Hjelm, Hamdan Taha, Ilan Pappe, Thomas L. Thompson

    A New Critical Approach to the History of Palestine discusses prospects and methods for a comprehensive, evidence-based history of Palestine with a critical use of recent historical, archaeological and anthropological methods. This history is not an exclusive history but one that is ethnically and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Copenhagen International Seminar

  • Damascus

    A History, 2nd Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Damascus, first published in 2005, was the first account in English of the history of the city, bringing out the crucial role it has played at many points in the region’s past. It traces the story of this colourful, significant and complex city through its physical development, from the its…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Historical Archaeology and Heritage in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    By Ruth Young

    Landlord villages dominated Iranian land tenure for hundreds of years, whereby one powerful landlord owned the village structures, surrounding farmland, and to all intents and purposes, the village occupants themselves, a system that in some cases remained in place up to the 1979 Islamic Revolution…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31

  • The Syriac World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel King

    This volume surveys the 'Syriac world', the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the second century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the worldwide diaspora of Syriac-speaking…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge Worlds

  • Museums and the Ancient Middle East

    Curatorial Practice and Audiences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Emberling, Lucas P. Petit

    Museums and the Ancient Middle East is the first book to focus on contemporary exhibit practice in museums that present the ancient Middle East. Bringing together the latest thinking from a diverse and international group of leading curators, the book presents the views of those working in one…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Place, Memory, and Healing

    An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments, 1st Edition

    By Ömür Harmanşah

    Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political…

    Paperback – 2018-04-06

  • The Elamite World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Javier Álvarez-Mon, Gian Pietro Basello, Yasmina Wicks

    Amongst the civilizations to participate in the dynamic processes of contact and interchange that gave rise to complex societies in the ancient Near East, Elam has remained one of the most obscure, at times languishing in the background of scholarly inquiry. In recent years, however, an increasing…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28
    Routledge Worlds

  • Extremism, Ancient and Modern

    Insurgency, Terror and Empire in the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Scham

    Near Eastern archaeology is generally represented as a succession of empires with little attention paid to the individuals, labelled as terrorists at the time, that brought them down. Their stories, when viewed against the backdrop of current violent extremism in the Middle East, can provide a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-29

  • Aleppo

    A History, 1st Edition

    By Ross Burns

    Shortlisted for the 2018 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize  Aleppo is one of the longest-surviving cities of the ancient and Islamic Middle East. Until recently it enjoyed a thriving urban life—in particular an active traditional suq, with a continuous tradition going back…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • Assembling Çatalhöyük RPD

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Hodder, Arkadiusz Marciniak

    Assembling Çatalhöyük, like archaeological remains, can be read in a number of ways. At one level the volume reports on the exciting new discoveries and advances that are being made in the understanding of the 9000 year-old Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük. The site has long been central to debates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

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