The Early Mediterranean Village: Agency, Material Culture, and Social Change in Neolithic italy

The Early Mediterranean Village: Agency, Material Culture, and Social Change in Neolithic italy

by John Robb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521842417

ISBN-13: 9780521842419

Pub. Date: 07/31/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

What was daily life like in Italy between 6000 and 3500 BC? In this book, John Robb brings together the archaeological evidence on a wide range of aspects of life in Neolithic Italy and surrounding regions (Sicily and Malta). Exploring how the routines of daily life structured social relations and human experience during this period, Robb provides a detailed

Overview

What was daily life like in Italy between 6000 and 3500 BC? In this book, John Robb brings together the archaeological evidence on a wide range of aspects of life in Neolithic Italy and surrounding regions (Sicily and Malta). Exploring how the routines of daily life structured social relations and human experience during this period, Robb provides a detailed analysis of how people built houses, buried their dead, made and shared a distinctive cuisine, and made the pots and stone tools that archaeologists find.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521842419
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Archaeology Series
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theorizing Neolithic Italy; 2. Neolithic people; 3. The inhabited world; 4. Daily 'economy' and social reproduction; 5. Material culture and projects of the self; 6. Neolithic economy as social reproduction; 7. Neolithic Italy as an ethnographic landscape; 8. The great simplification: large-scale change at the end of the Neolithic.

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