The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East

Simmons, Alan H.

Published by University of Arizona Press, 2011
ISBN 10: 0816529663 / ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New / Soft cover / Quantity Available: 0
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East conveys the diversity of our Neolithic ancestors, providing a better understanding of the period and the new social order that arose because of it. This insightful volume will be especially useful to Near Eastern scholars and to students of archaeology and the origins of agriculture. Num Pages: 360 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: HDDA; HDDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 522. . 2011. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780816529667

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0816529663

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
21.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.78
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

SIMMONS
Published by University of Arizona
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2052167

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
29.42
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
27.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Paperback Quantity Available: 8
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East: Transforming the Human Landscape, Alan H. Simmons, One of humanity's most important milestones was the transition from hunting and gathering to food production and permanent village life. This Neolithic Revolution first occurred in the Near East, changing the way humans interacted with their environment and each other, setting the stage, ultimately, for the modern world. Based on more than thirty years of fieldwork, this timely volume examines the Neolithic Revolution in the Levantine Near East and the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Alan H. Simmons explores recent research regarding the emergence of Neolithic populations, using both environmental and theoretical contexts, and incorporates specific case studies based on his own excavations. In clear and graceful prose, Simmons traces chronological and regional differences within this land of immense environmental contrasts--woodland, steppe, and desert. He argues that the Neolithic Revolution can be seen in a variety of economic, demographic, and social guises and that it lacked a single common stimulus. Each chapter includes sections on history, terminology, geographic range, specific domesticated species, the composition of early villages and households, and the development of social, symbolic, and religious behavior. Most chapters include at least one case study and conclude with a concise summary. In addition, Simmons presents a unique chapter on the island of Cyprus, where intriguing new research challenges assumptions about the impact and extent of the Neolithic. The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East conveys the diversity of our Neolithic ancestors, providing a better understanding of the period and the new social order that arose because of it. This insightful volume will be especially useful to Near Eastern scholars and to students of archaeology and the origins of agriculture. Bookseller Inventory # B9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
28.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Quantity Available: 7
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # CE-9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
28.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 9
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. One of humanity s most important milestones was the transition from hunting and gathering to food production and permanent village life. This Neolithic Revolution first occurred in the Near East, changing the way humans interacted with their environment and each other, setting the stage, ultimately, for the modern world. Based on more than thirty years of fieldwork, this timely volume examines the Neolithic Revolution in the Levantine Near East and the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Alan H. Simmons explores recent research regarding the emergence of Neolithic populations, using both environmental and theoretical contexts, and incorporates specific case studies based on his own excavations. In clear and graceful prose, Simmons traces chronological and regional differences within this land of immense environmental contrasts--woodland, steppe, and desert. He argues that the Neolithic Revolution can be seen in a variety of economic, demographic, and social guises and that it lacked a single common stimulus. Each chapter includes sections on history, terminology, geographic range, specific domesticated species, the composition of early villages and households, and the development of social, symbolic, and religious behavior. Most chapters include at least one case study and conclude with a concise summary. In addition, Simmons presents a unique chapter on the island of Cyprus, where intriguing new research challenges assumptions about the impact and extent of the Neolithic. The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East conveys the diversity of our Neolithic ancestors, providing a better understanding of the period and the new social order that arose because of it. This insightful volume will be especially useful to Near Eastern scholars and to students of archaeology and the origins of agriculture. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
31.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, 2011. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
29.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.17
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Alan H. Simmons
Published by University of Arizona Press, United States (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, United States, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. One of humanity s most important milestones was the transition from hunting and gathering to food production and permanent village life. This Neolithic Revolution first occurred in the Near East, changing the way humans interacted with their environment and each other, setting the stage, ultimately, for the modern world. Based on more than thirty years of fieldwork, this timely volume examines the Neolithic Revolution in the Levantine Near East and the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Alan H. Simmons explores recent research regarding the emergence of Neolithic populations, using both environmental and theoretical contexts, and incorporates specific case studies based on his own excavations. In clear and graceful prose, Simmons traces chronological and regional differences within this land of immense environmental contrasts--woodland, steppe, and desert. He argues that the Neolithic Revolution can be seen in a variety of economic, demographic, and social guises and that it lacked a single common stimulus. Each chapter includes sections on history, terminology, geographic range, specific domesticated species, the composition of early villages and households, and the development of social, symbolic, and religious behavior. Most chapters include at least one case study and conclude with a concise summary. In addition, Simmons presents a unique chapter on the island of Cyprus, where intriguing new research challenges assumptions about the impact and extent of the Neolithic. The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East conveys the diversity of our Neolithic ancestors, providing a better understanding of the period and the new social order that arose because of it. This insightful volume will be especially useful to Near Eastern scholars and to students of archaeology and the origins of agriculture. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780816529667

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
32.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Simmons, Alan H.
Published by University of Arizona Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, 2011. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "For those seeking a survey of modern approaches to human history during the transition to sedentary society, this is an informative volume that is a joy to read."- Bulletin for Biblical Research Winner of the G. Ernest Wright Award from The American Schools of Oriental Research "An extremely readable work that introduces the main issues that currently engage researchers of the Near Eastern Neolithic and the cultures that preceded it." - American Antiquity "In this rich, highly readable volume, Alan H. Simmons draws on 30 years of archaeological experience to examine the origins of agriculture and pastoral economies in the Near East." - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics "This volume contains a wealth of relevant data and useful references." - Cambridge Archaeological Review. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0816529663

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
33.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Simmons, Alan H.
Published by University of Arizona Press (2011)
ISBN 10: 0816529663 ISBN 13: 9780816529667
Used Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Arizona Press, 2011. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: "For those seeking a survey of modern approaches to human history during the transition to sedentary society, this is an informative volume that is a joy to read."- Bulletin for Biblical Research Winner of the G. Ernest Wright Award from The American Schools of Oriental Research "An extremely readable work that introduces the main issues that currently engage researchers of the Near Eastern Neolithic and the cultures that preceded it." - American Antiquity "In this rich, highly readable volume, Alan H. Simmons draws on 30 years of archaeological experience to examine the origins of agriculture and pastoral economies in the Near East." - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics "This volume contains a wealth of relevant data and useful references." - Cambridge Archaeological Review. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0816529663

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
33.24
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 15 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book