Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19777
Title: The Bronze Age Towers at Bat, Sultanate of Oman: Research by the Bat Archaeological Project, 2007-2012
Contributor(s): Thornton, Christopher P (editor); Cable, Charlotte  (editor)orcid ; Possehl, Gregory L (editor)
Publication Date: 2016
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/19777
Abstract: In the 3rd millennium BCE, Southwest Asia witnessed the emergence of a new socioeconomic system in which independent states became reliant, if not entirely dependent, upon other states for the maintenance of their elaborate social, cultural, and religious behavior (Fig. 1.1). In what was arguably the world's first foray into "globalization," complex societies arose in the Middle East, northwestern South Asia, and southern Central Asia based on the control of localized production (both craft and subsistence) and the long-distance trade of those products (e.g., Kohl 1979, 1989; Lamberg-Karlovsky 1996; Ratnagar 2004; Possehl 2007).
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Place of Publication: Philadelphia, United States of America
ISBN: 9781934536070
9781934536063
Field of Research (FOR): 210199 Archaeology not elsewhere classified
160199 Anthropology not elsewhere classified
210103 Archaeology of Asia, Africa and the Americas
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 970121 Expanding Knowledge in History and Archaeology
950502 Understanding Asia's Past
HERDC Category Description: A3 Book - Edited
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/230884334
Extent of Pages: 360
Series Name: University Museum Monographs
Series Number : 143
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