The Resource The Highlands of Canaan : agricultural life in the early Iron Age, David C. Hopkins

The Highlands of Canaan : agricultural life in the early Iron Age, David C. Hopkins

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The Highlands of Canaan : agricultural life in the early Iron Age
Title
The Highlands of Canaan
Title remainder
agricultural life in the early Iron Age
Statement of responsibility
David C. Hopkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
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Hopkins, David C.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S425
LC item number
.H67 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Agriculture
  • Iron age
  • Agriculture in the Bible
  • Agriculture
  • Âge du fer
  • Agriculture dans la Bible
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture in the Bible
  • Iron age
  • Rural conditions
  • Agrarische ontwikkeling
  • Ackerbau
  • Vor- und Frühgeschichte
  • Agriculture - Palestine - Histoire
  • Agriculture dans la Bible
  • Âge du fer - Palestine
  • Ackerbau
  • Vor- und Frühgeschichte
  • Palestine
  • Palestine
  • Middle East
  • Kanaan
  • Palestine - Conditions rurales
  • Kanaan
Label
The Highlands of Canaan : agricultural life in the early Iron Age, David C. Hopkins
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Vanderbilt University, 1984) under the title: Agricultural subsistence in the early Iron Age highlands of Canaan
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 287-313
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Introduction : The study of agriculture in ancient Israel ; Agriculture and the emergence of Israel -- II. The parameters of agricultural systems : Classifications of agriculture ; The parameters of agriculture ; Environment ; Agricultural technology ; Population ; Summary -- III. Geomorphology of Highland Canaan : Introduction ; The Negev Highlands ; The Judean Highlands ; The Samarian Highlands ; The Galilean Highlands ; The consequences of geomorphological diversity -- IV. Climate and climatic change : Climate ; Introduction ; Seasonality ; Air temperature and insolation ; Precipitation ; Water availability ; Climatic change ; Natural vegetation and soils ; Introduction ; Nature of the climax vegetation ; Causes of deforestation ; Age of deforestation ; Soil landscape ; Soil distribution and properties ; Soils and agriculture ; Natural vegetation and soils: Consequences for Highland settlement
  • VI. Population : Introduction ; Settlement pattern ; Community layout ; Individual structures and installations ; Zonal pattern of settlement ; Population landscape and agriculture -- VII. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Water conservation and control ; Introduction ; Terrace systems ; Irrigation ; Field techniques -- VIII. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Soil conservation and fertility maintenance : Introduction ; Fallowing and land-use intensity ; Green fallow ; Crop rotation ; Sabbatical-year-law ; Fertilization ; Terrace system ; The soil base in highland agriculture -- IX. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Risk spreading and the optimization of labor : Introduction ; Work in the fields ; Plowing and planting ; Harvesting ; Vine and tree crops ; The structure of work in the fields ; Land use ; Types of land use ; Land-use patterns ; Crop mix and yielding characteristics ; Agriculture and livestock husbandry ; Land-use pattern: Summary ; Social structure and institutions -- X. Conclusion: Subsistence challenges and the emergence of Israel
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780907459392
Lccn
85019179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12554126
Label
The Highlands of Canaan : agricultural life in the early Iron Age, David C. Hopkins
Publication
Note
  • Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Vanderbilt University, 1984) under the title: Agricultural subsistence in the early Iron Age highlands of Canaan
  • Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 287-313
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I. Introduction : The study of agriculture in ancient Israel ; Agriculture and the emergence of Israel -- II. The parameters of agricultural systems : Classifications of agriculture ; The parameters of agriculture ; Environment ; Agricultural technology ; Population ; Summary -- III. Geomorphology of Highland Canaan : Introduction ; The Negev Highlands ; The Judean Highlands ; The Samarian Highlands ; The Galilean Highlands ; The consequences of geomorphological diversity -- IV. Climate and climatic change : Climate ; Introduction ; Seasonality ; Air temperature and insolation ; Precipitation ; Water availability ; Climatic change ; Natural vegetation and soils ; Introduction ; Nature of the climax vegetation ; Causes of deforestation ; Age of deforestation ; Soil landscape ; Soil distribution and properties ; Soils and agriculture ; Natural vegetation and soils: Consequences for Highland settlement
  • VI. Population : Introduction ; Settlement pattern ; Community layout ; Individual structures and installations ; Zonal pattern of settlement ; Population landscape and agriculture -- VII. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Water conservation and control ; Introduction ; Terrace systems ; Irrigation ; Field techniques -- VIII. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Soil conservation and fertility maintenance : Introduction ; Fallowing and land-use intensity ; Green fallow ; Crop rotation ; Sabbatical-year-law ; Fertilization ; Terrace system ; The soil base in highland agriculture -- IX. Agricultural objectives and strategies: Risk spreading and the optimization of labor : Introduction ; Work in the fields ; Plowing and planting ; Harvesting ; Vine and tree crops ; The structure of work in the fields ; Land use ; Types of land use ; Land-use patterns ; Crop mix and yielding characteristics ; Agriculture and livestock husbandry ; Land-use pattern: Summary ; Social structure and institutions -- X. Conclusion: Subsistence challenges and the emergence of Israel
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780907459392
Lccn
85019179
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)12554126

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