Primarily from viewing lectures and interviews about the ancient history of the Levant, I understand that before Israel, Judea and perhaps also Edom states were created, their area included groups such as:
- Shasu tribes (one of them in north Arabia - Shasu Yaho)
- Mitanni refugees which fled from Shalmaneser I (suggested by Knohl in his book
- The "seven peoples" the "Israelites" fought with when "conquering" Canaan (Hittites, Girgashites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites and Jebusites) ; I recall Yigal Bin-Nun said something like it is unclear what these "Jebusites" were in one of his recent lectures.
The era I mean to early Levant Bronze age until the rise of Israelite-Juedan-Edomite society and the whereabouts I mean to are primarily north Sinai peninsula, to north Arabian peninsula including the vicinity of modern day Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and perhaps parts of Syria.
'Jacob-el in the Land of Esau and the Roots of Biblical Religion', VT 67  481-484 by Israel Knohl, PhD.
I don't have access to many if not most academic peer reviewed journals and I don't know where to look for for an article which contains a table that tries to make an historical "sorting" reconstruction of essential data about these peoples.
Is there a reconstruction for whom and when were the peoples of the ancient Levant just before Israel, Judea and Edom (especially one that is presented in a table categorizing these people in a table by at least
Geographical location/s and