Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland [NOOK Book]

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Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland is the first volume to be devoted solely to the Irish Neolithic, using an innovative landscape and anthropological perspective to provide significant new insights on the period.
Gabriel Cooney argues that the archaeological evidence demonstrates a much more complex picture than the current orthodoxy on Neolithic Europe, with its assumption of mobile lifestyles, suggests. He integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material ...
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Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland

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Overview

Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland is the first volume to be devoted solely to the Irish Neolithic, using an innovative landscape and anthropological perspective to provide significant new insights on the period.
Gabriel Cooney argues that the archaeological evidence demonstrates a much more complex picture than the current orthodoxy on Neolithic Europe, with its assumption of mobile lifestyles, suggests. He integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material culture and burial practice to offer a rounded, realistic picture of the complexities and the realities of Neolithic lives and societies in Ireland.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135108557
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/6/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 296
  • Sales rank: 1,179,616
  • File size: 24 MB
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Table of Contents

List of figures and plates ix
Acknowledgements xiv
1 Looking at the Irish Neolithic - a landscape perspective 1
2 Irish Neolithic landscapes 20
3 Home is where the hearth is 52
4 The dead are everywhere 86
5 Monumental landscapes 127
6 Living in a material world 174
7 Local places, big issues 212
Bibliography 233
Index 269
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