9780715635704-0715635700-Early Islamic Syria (Debates in Archaeology)

Early Islamic Syria (Debates in Archaeology)

ISBN-13: 9780715635704
ISBN-10: 0715635700
Author: Walmsley, Alan
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages
FREE shipping on ALL orders

Book details

ISBN-13: 9780715635704
ISBN-10: 0715635700
Author: Walmsley, Alan
Publication date: 2007
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
Format: Paperback 176 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Walmsley, Alan wrote Early Islamic Syria (Debates in Archaeology) comprising 176 pages back in 2007. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0715635700 and 9780715635704. Since then Early Islamic Syria (Debates in Archaeology) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

After more than a century of neglect, a profound revolution is occurring in the way archaeology addresses and interprets developments in the social history of early Islamic Syria-Palestine. This concise book offers an innovative assessment of social and economic developments in Syria-Palestine shortly before, and in the two centuries after, the Islamic expansion (the later sixth to the early ninth century Ad), drawing on a wide range of new evidence from recent archaeological work. Alan Walmsley challenges conventional explanations for social change with the arrival of Islam, arguing for considerable cultural and economic continuity rather than devastation and unrelenting decline. Much new, and increasingly non-elite, architectural evidence and an ever-growing corpus of material culture indicate that Syria-Palestine entered a new age of social richness in the early Islamic period, even if the gains were chronologically and regionally uneven.

Rate this book Rate this book

We would LOVE it if you could help us and other readers by reviewing the book