See, for example, Bunimovitz, The Land of Israel in the Late Bronze Age; “Socio-Political Transformations”; A. Bernard Knapp, “Independence and Imperialism: Politico-economic Structures in the Bronze Age Levant,” in Knapp, Archaeology, Annales, and Ethnohistory, pp. 83–98; Society and Polity at Bronze Age Pella, especially pp. 13–14, for the reemphasis of the younger generation of Annalists on mentalités—ideology and symbolism within the cultural context.