James A. Neely, Henry T. Wright
The Deh Luran Plain is a microcosm of Mesopotamia, and important for the study of a variety of processes in cultural evolution. In this volume, the first of three planned on this project, the authors present a detailed archaeological survey covering periods from the earliest occupation of the plain up to the mid-third millennium BC. The data presented are relevant to the development of villages, irrigation agriculture, stratified societies, and the appearance of the first states in a changing nexus of interregional competition and exchange. New methods for estimating past populations are introduced. Order through Museum of Anthropology Publications or from Amazon.com. See related books: Memoir 47. Elamite and Achaemenid Settlement on the Deh Luran Plain: Towns and Villages of the Early Empires in Southwestern Iran, edited by Henry T. Wright and James A. Neely. Memoir 13. An Early Town on the Deh Luran Plain: Excavations at Tepe Farukhabad, edited by Henry T. Wright. Publisher: Museum of Anthropology Month of Publication: January Year of Publication: 1994 Location: Ann Arbor, MI # of Pages: 234 Price: $20 ISBN: 978-0-915703-36-4 Monograph Series / Number: Technical Reports, 26 Tables / Illustrations: 36 tables, 84 illustr.