Deserts

 

Amiran, D.H.K., and Wilson, A.W. (1973). Coastal deserts: Their natural and human environments (pp. 207): University of Arizona Press.

 

Amiran, D.H.K. (1973). Eilat: Seaside town in the desert of Israel. In D.H.K. Amiran and A.W. Wilson (Eds.), Coastal Deserts: Their Natural and Human Environments (pp. 171-175): University of Arizona Press. 

 

Brawer, M. (1977). The impact of deserts on men. In E. Zohar (Ed.), The Desert (pp. 13-18). Tel Aviv: Reshafim Publishing Company.  (Hebrew)

 

Brawer, M. (1977). Deserts of the Middle East. In E. Zohar (Ed.), The Desert (pp. 22-32). Tel Aviv: Reshafim Publishing Company.  (Hebrew)

 

Bruins, H. (1986). Desert environment and agriculture in the central Negev and Kadesh-Barnea during historical times. Doctoral thesis, The Agricultural University of Wageningen. 

 

Bruins, H. (1990). The impact of man and climate on the central Negev and northeastern Sinai deserts during the Late Holocene. In S. Bottema, G. Entjes-Nieborg, and W. van der Zeist (Eds.), Man's Role in the Shaping of the Eastern Mediterranean Landscape (pp. 87-99). Rotterdam: Balkema. 

 

Bruins, H., and Berliner, P.R. (1998). Bioclimatic aridity, climatic variability, drought and desertification. In H.J. Bruins and H. Lithwick (Eds.), The Arid Frontier: Interactive Management of Environment and Development (pp. 97-116). Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. 

 

Efrat, E. (1974). Arad - A new town in the desert. Geoforum, 18, 81-86. 

 

Efrat, E. (1977). Towns in the desert, The Desert - Past, Present and Future (pp. 229-303): Reshafim.  (Hebrew)

 

Gradus, Y. (1985). Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands. Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing company. 

 

Gradus, Y. (1985). Desert potential: A preface. In Y. Gradus (Ed.), Desert Development: Man and Technology in Sparselands (pp. 11-16). Dordrecht: D. Reidel Publishing. 

 

Gradus, Y., and Dover, S. (1991). Changes in the perception of the desert, new approaches to the Negev development. In H. Surkis, E. Rap, and T. Schachar (Eds.), Changes in the Geography of Israel (pp. 85-109). Jerusalem: Ministry of Education.  (Hebrew)

 

Gradus, Y. (1996). The Negev desert: The transformation of a frontier into a periphery. In Y. Gradus and G. Lipshitz (Eds.), The Mosaic of Israeli Geography (pp. 321-334). Beer Sheva: Ben-Gurion University Press. 

 

Gradus, Y. (1996). Development in desert and desertification. Annals of the Hokkaido Geographical Society, 70, 43-50.  (Japanese)

 

Nir, D. (1974). The Semi-Arid World: Man on the Fringe of the Desert. London: Longmans. 

 

Patrich, J. and Rubin, R. (1984). Les Grottes de El-Aleiliyat et la Laura de Saint Firmin, Refuges des Juifs et Byzantins, Revue Biblique, XCI,  381-387.

 

Portnov, B.A., and Erell, E. (1998). Development peculiarities of peripheral desert settlements. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 22(2), 216-232.

 

Portnov, B.A. (1999). Introduction - desert regions: development problems, definitions, and criteria. In B.A. Portnov, and A.P. Hare (Eds.), Desert Regions: Population, Migration, and Environment (pp. 2-13). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

 

Portnov, B.A., and Hare, A. (Eds.) (1999 ). Desert Regions: Population, Migration, and Environment. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

 

Rubin, R. (1990). The Negev as a Settled Land, Urbanization and Settlement in the Desert in the Byzantine Period. Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi and The Israel Exploration Society. (Hebrew)

 

Halloun, H. and Rubin, R. (1981). Palestinian syriac inscription from en suweinit. Liber Annuus, 31, 291-298.

 

Rubin, R. (1982). The laura monasteries in the desert during the Byzantine period. Cathedra, 23, 25-46. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R., and Scherschewsky, Y. (1988). Sa'adon - an urban settlement of the byzantine period in the Negev, qadmoniot, 21, (1-2), 49-54. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1988). Water conservation methods in Israel's Negev desert in late antiquity. Journal of Historical Geography, 14(3) 229-244.

 

Rubin, R. (1989). Sources of water supply for Negev settlements in the Nabataean, Roman and Byzantine periods. In D. Amit, Y. Hirschfeld, and J. Patrich (Eds.), The Aquaducts of Ancient Palestine (pp. 313-324).  Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi . (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1989). The debate over climate changes in the Negev 4th-7th centuries C.E.. PEQ,, 121, 71-78.

 

Rubin, R. (1990). Was the Negev climate more comfortable during the Byzantine Period?, Horizons in Geography, 31, 209-217. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1991). Settlement and agriculture in an ancient desert frontier. Geographical Review, 81 (2), 197-205.

 

Rubin, R. (1993). The desert marches of the Roman-Byzantine Empire as a cultural crossroad. Studies in the Geography of Israel, 14, 19-30. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1996). Urbanization, settlement and agriculture in the Negev desert - The impact of the Roman -Byzantine empire on the frontier. ZDPV, 112,  49-60.

 

Rubin, R. (1997). The Romanization of the Negev, Israel: geographical and cultural changes in desert frontier in late antiquity. Journal of Historical Geography, 23 (3), 267-283.

 

Rubin, R. (1997). Priests, soldiers, and administrators: society and institutions in the Byzantine Negev. Mediterranean Historical Review, 12(1) 56-74.

 

Rubin, R. (1998). The Roman-Byzantine empire and its desert frontiers: The Negev versus Tripolitania - a comparative study, Cathedra, 89, 63-82. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1987). Ancient Nessana and its water sources. In Y. Ben Arieh, Y. Ben Artzi, and H. Goren, (Eds.), Historical-Geographical Studies in the Settlement of Eretz-Israel, (pp. 193-202). Jerusalem: Yad Izhak Ben -Zvi. (Hebrew)

 

Rubin, R. (1996). Settlement and urbanization in the Negev in late antiquity. In Y. Gradus, and G. Lipschitz, (Eds.), The Mosaic of Israeli Geography at the Close of the Twentieth Century, (pp. 373-381). Beer Sheva: Ben Gurion University Press.

 

Rubin, R. (2000). On Melagria, Skillas and Anchorites in the Judaean Desert, Ofakim be Geographia, 52, 103-108. (Hebrew)

 

Soffer, A. (1995). Jordan - A state in the desert border. In A. Shiller and G. Barkai (Eds.), Jordan and its Places, Vol. 10 (pp. 43-65). Jerusalem: Ariel.