The Amorites and the Bronze Age Near East

  title={The Amorites and the Bronze Age Near East},
  author={Aaron A. Burke},
  • A. Burke
  • Published 1 December 2020
  • History
In this book, Aaron A. Burke explores the evolution of Amorite identity in the Near East from ca. 2500–1500 BC. He sets the emergence of a collective identity for the Amorites, one of the most famous groups in Ancient Near Eastern history, against the backdrop of both Akkadian imperial intervention and declining environmental conditions during this period. Tracing the migration of Amorite refugees from agropastoral communities into nearby regions, he shows how mercenarism in both Mesopotamia… 
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