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Islands in Time explores the ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. It considers the prehistory of the Mediterranean islands including Cyprus, Crete and the Cyclades, Malta, Lipari, Corsica and Sardinia.
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Islands in Time

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Overview

Islands in Time explores the ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. It considers the prehistory of the Mediterranean islands including Cyprus, Crete and the Cyclades, Malta, Lipari, Corsica and Sardinia.
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Archaeologist Patton explores the ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies, drawing examples from the Mediterranean, including Crete, Cyprus, Malta, and Sardinia. He offers some explanations of the effects of isolation on the development of human communities, the colonization process, the human impact on ecosystems, and the significance of interactions among islands and with the mainland. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203433331
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/6/1996
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
1 Islands in Time: An Introduction 1
2 Approaches to Island Archaeology 19
3 The Colonisation of the Mediterranean Islands 35
4 Insularity and Human Ecology 63
5 Elaboration and Continuity in Mediterranean Island Prehistory 88
6 Networks of Interaction in Mediterranean Island Prehistory 139
7 Island Sociogeography and Mediterranean Prehistory 179
Bibliography 191
Index 206
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