For brief summaries of the main tenets of the New Archaeology, see: Bruce G. Trigger, A History of Archaeological Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989); Gordon R. Willey and Jeremy A. Sabloff, A History of American Archaeology (San Francisco: W.H. Freeman, 1974), pp. 183–208; Lawrence E. Toombs, “A Perspective on the New Archaeology,” in Leo G. Perdue, Lawrence E. Toombs and Gary L. Johnson, eds., Archaeology and Biblical Interpretation, Essays in Memory of D. Glen Rose (Atlanta: John Knox, 1987), pp. 41–52.