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Title The social context of technological change : Egypt and the Near East, 1650-1550 BC / edited by Andrew J. Shortland
Published Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (x, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The mobility of artisans and opportunities for technology transfer between Western Asia and Egypt in the Late Bronze Age / P.R.S. Moorey -- 2. Technological and change in the East Mediterranean Bronze Age: capital, resources and marketing / Andrew Sherratt and Susan Sherratt -- 3. Society and technology in the Late Bronze Age: a guided tour of the cuneiform sources / Eleanor Robson -- 4. Egyptians, Hyksos and military hardware: causes, effects or catalysts? / Ian Shaw -- 5. Stone Vessel Production: New Beginnings and New Visions in New-Palace Crete / Jacke Phillips -- 6. Stone Vessel Workshops in the Levant: Luxury Products of a Cosmpolitan Age / Rachael Sparks -- 7. The Provenance of Canaanite Amphorae found at Memphis and Amarna in the New Kingdom / Janine Bourriau, Laurence Smith and Margaret Serpico -- 8. Glass and faience at Amarna: different methods of both supply for production, and subsequent distribution / Andrew Shortland, Paul Nicholson and Caroline Jackson -- 9. Gold and Granulation: Exploring the social Implications of a Prestige Technology in the Bronze Age Mediterranean / Thea Politis -- 10. Minoan foreign relations and copper metallurgy in MMIII-LMIII Crete / Zophia Stos-Gale -- 11. Social influences on the development and spread of glass / Andrew Shortland -- 12. Problems and possibilities in workshop reconstruction: Qantir and the organisation of LBA glass working sites / Thilo Rehren, Edgar Pusch and Anja Herold -- 13. The Evolution of Glazing Technologies in the Ancient Near East and Egypt / Sarah Paynter and Mike Tite -- 14. Problematising the Transition from Bronze to Iron / Peter Haarer
Notes "Proceedings of a conference held at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford 12-14 September 2000."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 8, 2017)
Subject Industries, Primitive -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Technological innovations -- Congresses.
Technology and civilization -- Congresses.
Technology -- Economic aspects -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622 -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Shortland, Andrew J., editor
ISBN 1785705644 (electronic bk.)
9781785705649 (electronic bk.)