The Domestication of Europe / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631177692
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/16/1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.07 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
Some General Considerations 12
Catal Huyuk and Hacilar Through Time 16
2 The Domestication of Society 20
Domestication as a Discourse of Power 31
Conclusion: the Origins of Agriculture 41
3 The Domus in the Neolithic of SE Europe 44
The Early Neolithic 48
The Concept of the Domus in the Late Fifth and Fourth Millennia bc 53
4 Domus and Agrios in SE Europe 71
Death 72
Production and Exchange Outside the Domus 79
Outside the Domus: the Agrios 83
Patterns of Change 87
5 Dominating Boundaries and Entrances: the Earlier Neolithic in Central Europe 100
The Fifth and Fourth Millennia bc in Central Europe 101
The Early Danubian Evidence 114
Later Danubian Developments 119
6 Towards a Higher Domain: the Later Neolithic in Central Europe 141
Linear Tombs 142
Warriors and the Wild 156
Linear Houses, Linear Tombs and the Gods 169
Conclusion: the Corded Ware 174
7 Domes of Rock: the Neolithic in Southern Scandinavia 178
Setting the Stage: the Ertebolle 178
TRB - the Early Neolithic 183
Fuchsberg to MN II 189
MN III-V 208
Corded Ware 215
8 Dames and Axes: Parallel Lines of Development in Northern France 219
The Paris Basin and Adjacent Areas 220
Breton Megaliths and Stone Alignments 233
9 Taming the Landscape: Changing Idioms of Power in the Neolithic of Lowland Britain 244
Burial Traditions 245
Turning Things Inside Out 258
10 Beginning by Ending 273
The Tendency of Structures 276
The Duration of Conceptual Structures 280
More than a Summary 282
Europeans and Indo-Europeans 300
Things Are Not What They Seem 307
References 311
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