See Shlomo Bunimovitz, “On the Edge of Empires—Late Bronze Age (1500–1200 B.C.E.),” in The Archaeology of Society, ed. Thomas E. Levy (London: Leicester Univ. Press, 1995), pp. 320–329; Israel Finkelstein, “The Sociopolitical Organization of the Central Hill Country in the Second Millennium B.C.E.,” in Biblical Archaeology Today, 1990, Pre-Congress Symposium; Supplement (Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society, 1994), pp. 119–131; Thomas Thompson, Early History of the Israelite People, from the Written and Archaeological Sources (Leiden: Brill, 1992).