Chapter 12 key controversy

Chapter 12 key controversy - Chris Gonzalez Chapter 12 Key...

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Chris Gonzalez Chapter 12 Key Controversy: The End of the Early Bronze Age A major episode of societal disruption occurred across Southwest Asia and beyond  around 2200-1900 BC. The Akkadian empire of Mesopotamia collapsed, and there is  widespread evidence for breaks in cultural trajectories and settlement patterns in most regions.  In Mesopotamia, the early empire of Akkad, which had exerted administrative and political  control over Lower and Upper Mesopotamia for a period of at least several decades, came to an  apparently sudden and dramatic end around 2200 BC, as suggested by evidence of the  abandonment of landscapes and specific sites such as Tell Leilan and the Habur Plains area of  northeastern Syria. In the Levant, the end of the Early Bronze Age is marked by a major phase 
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