Ceramics Before Farming: The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers

Ceramics Before Farming: The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers

by Peter Jordan
     
 

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A long-overdue advancement in ceramic studies, this volume sheds new light on the adoption and dispersal of pottery by non-agricultural societies of prehistoric Eurasia. Major contributions from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia make this a truly international work that brings together different theories and material for the first time. Researchers and

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A long-overdue advancement in ceramic studies, this volume sheds new light on the adoption and dispersal of pottery by non-agricultural societies of prehistoric Eurasia. Major contributions from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia make this a truly international work that brings together different theories and material for the first time. Researchers and scholars studying the origins and dispersal of pottery, the prehistoric peoples or Eurasia, and flow of ancient technologies will all benefit from this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611327892
Publisher:
Left Coast Press
Publication date:
10/15/2011
Series:
UNIV COL LONDON INST ARCH PUB Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
589
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen. His research interests include the archaeology, ethnoarchaeology and ethnohistory of northern hunter-gatherers and reindeer-herders. Marek Zvelebil is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield

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