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Chieftains of the Highland Clans: A History of Israel in the Twelfth and Eleventh Centuries B.C.

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An illuminating social history of ancient Israel, Chieftains of the Highland Clans offers an unusually thorough and original reconstruction of Israelite society prior to the rise of the monarchy around 1000 B.C. Using the latest archaeological research and anthropological theories, Robert Miller presents an intriguing picture of what life was like in early Israel. ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
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Jonathan
Professor Miller uses current anthropological modeling (the "Complex Chiefdom Model") and up to date archaeological research to try and paint a portrait of what life in the central hill country of the Land of Israel must have been like in the pre-monarchy period. Well, it's good as far as it goes, and I do feel that I learned something here. Basically, early Israelite society was agricultural, village-based and organized into a small hierarchy of "chiefdoms" and "sub-chiefdoms." Normally, I ...more
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Livre intéressant portant sur l'histoire correspondant à la période des juges.
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