Introduction: Mediterranean Resilience, Collapse, and Adaptation in Antique Maritime Societies

Mediterranean Resilience - Collapse and Adaptation in Antique Maritime Societies - Assaf Yasur-Landau

Assaf Yasur-Landau [+-]
University of Haifa
Assaf Yasur-Landau is Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology, Head of the Recanati Institute of Maritime Studies, founder of the Laboratory for Coastal Archaeology and Underwater Survey, and cofounder of the School of Archaeology and Maritime Cultures at the University of Haifa. He studies mobility, ancient economy, and human adaptation in the Mediterranean during the Bronze and Iron Ages. Currently, he codirects the excavations of the Canaanite palace at Tel Kabri and the underwater excavations at Tel Dor. Yasur-Landau has penned about a hundred articles and is the author or editor of eight books and volumes, including The Philistines and Aegean Migration in the Late Bronze Age (Cambridge University Press 2010, 2014).
Gil Gambash [+-]
University of Haifa
Gil Gambash is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Haifa and cofounder and director of the Haifa Center for Mediterranean History. Gambash was recently Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the Institute of Classical Studies at the School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Thomas E Levy [+-]
University of California, San Diego
Thomas E. Levy is Distinguished Professor of the Graduate Division, Co-Director of the Center for Cyber-Archaeology and Sustainability at the Qualcomm Institute and inaugural holder of the Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands at the University of California, San Diego. With over thirty years of archaeological field experience in Israel and Jordan, Levy’s current research focuses on the Iron Age historical archaeology of Edom in southern Jordan. He is Associate Director of the Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CISA3) at UCSD's California Insitute of Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2). Levy is editor of Archaeology, Anthropology and Cult: The Sanctuary at Gilat, Israel (Equinox Publishing, 2006) and co-editor, with Thomas Higham, of The Bible and Radiocarbon Dating: Archaeology, Text and Science (Equinox Publishing, 2005). His most recent book, with his wife Alina and the Sthapathy brothers of Swamimalai is Masters of Fire: Hereditary Bronze Casters of South India (German Mining Museum, 2008). Levy is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Yasur-Landau, Assaf; Gambash, Gil; Levy, Thomas. Introduction: Mediterranean Resilience, Collapse, and Adaptation in Antique Maritime Societies. Mediterranean Resilience - Collapse and Adaptation in Antique Maritime Societies. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. Oct 2023. ISBN 9781800503694. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=44477. Date accessed: 07 Feb 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.44477. Oct 2023

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