The israelite village: Cultural conservatism and technological innovation

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The dynamics of innovation and change have been the focus of much interest over the years, with many studies examining the causes, mechanisms and consequences of cultural change. Using the Israelite Iron Age village as a test-case, the present paper analyzes these dynamics in a traditional society and examines the apparent tension between conservatism and innovation within the context of Iron Age Israel.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204-219
Number of pages16
JournalTel Aviv
Issue number2
StatePublished - Sep 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Archaeology


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