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The End of the Bronze Age:
Changes in Warfare and the Catastrophe ca. 1200 B.C.
Robert Drews

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Pt. 1Introduction
Ch. 1The Catastrophe and Its Chronology3
Ch. 2The Catastrophe Surveyed8
Pt. 2Alternative Explanations of the Catastrophe
Ch. 3Earthquakes33
Ch. 4Migrations48
Ch. 5Ironworking73
Ch. 6Drought77
Ch. 7Systems Collapse85
Ch. 8Raiders91
Pt. 3A Military Explanation of the Catastrophe
Ch. 9Preface to a Military Explanation of the Catastrophe97
Ch. 10The Chariot Warfare of the Late Bronze Age104
Ch. 11Footsoldiers in the Late Bronze Age135
Ch. 12Infantry and Horse Troops in the Early Iron Age164
Ch. 13Changes in Armor and Weapons at the End of the Bronze Age174
Ch. 14The End of Chariot Warfare in the Catastrophe209
Bibliography227
Index245

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