H 290 x W 205 mm
Illustrated throughout in colour and black & white
Published Sep 2018
A reassessment of the Old-Assyrian trade network in Upper Mesopotamia and Central Anatolia during the Middle Bronze Age, this volume examines exchange networks and economic strategies, continuity and discontinuity of specific trade circuits and routes, and the evolution of political landscapes throughout the Near East.
Chapter 1. Introduction ; Chapter 2. Theoretical approaches to landscape, political geography and trade; Chapter 3. Upper Mesopotamia and Central Anatolia in the old Assyrian colony period. A review of the documentary historical evidence; Chapter 4. Perspectives on material culture: intra and inter-regional dynamics; Chapter 5. Models of settlement hierarchy; Chapter 6. Landscape-scale models of movement and interaction; Chapter 7. Discussion: landscapes of interaction in Upper Mesopotamia and Anatolia; Chapter 8. Conclusions; Bibliography