Bourgoin, Suzanne M. “Baron, Salo Wittmayer.” Encyclopedia of World Biography. 2d ed. Detroit: Gale Research, 1998, 2: 16–17.
Hauser, A. J. “Gottwald, Norman Karol.” DBI 1.458–58.
Kapelrud, A. S. “Buhl, Frants Peder William Meyer.” DBI 1.147–48.
Kimbrough, S. T. Jr. “Causee, Antonin.” DBI 1.173–74.
McCreery, D. W. “Martin Noth. In Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters. Ed. McKim, Donald K. Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 1998, 510–11.
Ringgren, H. “Pedersen, Johannes Peder Ejler.” DBI 2.254–55.
Schley, D. G. “Bertholet, Alfred.” DBI 1.125.
Thiel, W. “Benziger, Immanuel Gustav Adolf.” DBI 1.122–23.
Thiel, W. “Volz, Paul.” DBI 2.614–15.
Viviano, B. T. “Vaux, Roland Etienne Guéin de.” DBI 2.606–7.
Birnbaum Norman. “Weber, Max.” Encyclopedia of Religion. 2d ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2005, 14:9710–13.
Hanson, K. C. http://kchanson.com/CLASSIFIEDBIB/otsocsci.html. K. C. Hanson. “The Old Testament: Social Sciences & Social Description.”
Hanson, K. C. http://kchanson.com/CLASSIFIEDBIB/socscidict.html. K. C. Hanson. “Social Science Resources: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks.”
Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. Includes detailed scholarly articles on specific aspects of the social history of ancient Palestine and its neighbors.
The Hebrew Bible and Marxist Interpretation
Miranda, José Porfirio. Communism in the Bible. Trans. Robert R. Barr. Maryknoll: Orbis.
Histories and Social Histories of Ancient Israel
Ahlstrom. Gosta W. Ancient Palestine: A Historical Introduction. Facets. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002. A short introduction to the difficulties inherent in writing the history of ancient Palestine.
———. The History of Ancient Palestine. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993. A monumental history of ancient Palestine heavily dependent upon archaeology. For the advanced student.
Bright, John. A History of Israel. Westminster Aids to the Study of the Scriptures. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2000. A moderately conservative traditional history of ancient Israel.
Gottwald,Norman K. The Hebrew Bible: A Socio-Literary Introduction, with CD-ROM. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002. Relates the canonical Hebrew Bible to its social setting and social history.
Matthews, Victor Harold. A Brief History of Ancient Israel. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2002. An introductory work, moderately critical in its approach.
———. Studying the Ancient Israelites A Guide to Sources and Methods. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2007. An introductory work that discusses various ways of studying and analyzing ancient Israel.
Miller, J. Maxwell, and John H, Hayes. A History of Ancient Israel and Judah. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2006. A moderately critical history of ancient Palestine.
Pixley, Jorge. Biblical Israel: A People's History. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993. An introductory work that attempts to describe the social history of ancient Israel from the perspective of its poor.
Vaux, Roland de. Ancient Israel: Its Life and Institutions. Trans. John McHugh. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961. Repr., The Biblical Resource Series. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1997.
Social Histories of Specific Elements of Israelite History
Gafney, Wilda C. Daughters of Miriam: Women Prophets in Ancient Israel. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008.
Gerstenberger, Erhard S. Theologies in the Old Testament. Trans. John Bowden. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2002. Studies the various theologies in the Hebrew Bible in light of social history and the social setting of each theology.
Gottwald,Norman K. The Politics of Ancient Israel. Library of Ancient Israel. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 2001. A social history of ancient Israelite politics. For the advanced student.
McNutt, Paula. Reconstructing the Society of Ancient Israel. Library of Ancient Israel. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1999. A sociological analysis of Israelite history. For the advanced student.
Meyers, Carol. Households and Holiness: The Religious Culture of Israelite Women. Facet Books. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005. A brief introductory discussion of the religious practices of Israelite women.
Rendtorff, Rolf. The Old Testament: An Introduction Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991. Discusses the interrelationship of the Hebrew Bible and ancient Israel including aspects of Israel’s social history.
Wilson, Robert R. Prophecy and Society in Ancient Israel. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1980. A social history of Israelite prophecy using anthropological models.