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More Faculty Books

Following the Man of Yamhad: Settlement and Territory at Old Babylonian Alalah
By Jacob Lauinger, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies

A study of the cuneiform texts from Bronze Age Alalah that record the purchase or exchange of entire settlements.

young-spinozaThe Young Spinoza: A Metaphysician in the Making
Oxford University Press
Edited by Yitzhak Melamed, Professor, Philosophy

This text of 20 essays from various scholars traces the development of one of the world’s greatest philosophers.

selected-poemsIt’s Hard to Say: Selected Poems
Waywiser Press (UK)
By Mary Jo Salter, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Co-chair, Writing SeminarsA compilation from Salter’s seven previous collections demonstrating a wide range of emotion.

early-urban-northernRural Archaeology in Early Urban Northern Mesopotamia: Excavations at Tell al-Raqa’i
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, UCLA
Edited by Glenn Schwartz, Whiting Professor of Archaeology, Chair, Near Eastern Studies

Results of the extensive excavation of a small, rural village in the early to middle third millennium B.C.

state-capitalismState Capitalism, Institutional Adaptation, and the Chinese Miracle
New York: Cambridge University Press
Edited by Kellee S. Tsai, Professor, Political Science

Issues pertaining to China’s economy, politics, history, and society are explored by leading scholars and researchers.