By Philip F. Esler

ISBN-10: 0191079898

ISBN-13: 9780191079894

ISBN-10: 0191079901

ISBN-13: 9780191079900

ISBN-10: 0198767161

ISBN-13: 9780198767169

This paintings considers the tale in the back of papyri stumbled on in 1960 within the Cave of Letters by way of the lifeless Sea. The archive comprises quite a few contracts and deeds entered into through a Jewish girl named Babatha, daughter of a land proprietor named Shim'on, on the finish of the 1st century.

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As already noted, these types of document do not suffer from the problems with colonial records identified by Stoler and Decker, 83 84 Lennartsson 2011: 109. Lennartsson 2011: 110. See Y. ) (2007a) En-Gedi Excavations II. Final Report (1996–2002). Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society. 86 For a list of most of these, see Cotton et al. 1995, but also Cotton and Yardeni 1997 and Yadin et al. 2002. 85 Archival Ethnography 21 especially that of their being biased from the outset in favour of the colonizing power.

W. Wheeler Cook. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press). 88 This is the case in P. Yadin 2, where X, son of Zaidu, signs immediately after the name of the female vendor, and probably also in P. Yadin 3, where the man signing after her name is certainly a party (as guarantor of her obligations) but is probably also signing on her behalf, given the similarity of the handwriting. 22 Babatha’s Orchard observation, quoted above, that anthropology has shown how a searchlight method of recording a single, contextualized event in elaborate detail can illuminate a whole social system.

In Mines and Yazgi (eds) (2010a) Village Matters: Relocating Villages in the Contemporary Anthropology of India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1. 56 This is particularly important for Maoza, in as much as its inhabitants had connections of various kinds with people in other villages in Nabatea and Judea and, in one case, with the Nabatean royal court. Hence, the interest of Mines and Yazgi lies in a rigorous ethnographic study of local social institutions, relations, and networks that always move beyond bounded units.

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