Moab in the Iron Age

Moab in the Iron Age: Hegemony, Polity, Archaeology uses Moab as the centerpiece of an extended reflection on the nature and meaning of state formation.

Moab in the Iron Age
Hegemony, Polity, Archaeology

Bruce Routledge

2004 | 336 pages | Cloth $65.00
Archaeology | Anthropology
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Table of Contents

1. The "thingness" of the state
2. Hegemony, polity, identity
3. Land and story
4. Beginnings I : the Late Bronze Age
5. Beginnings II : the Early Iron Age
6. Structures and metaphors
7. Mesha and the naming of names
8. Replicative kingship
9. Local space in a global state
10. Once again, the state