The Palaeolithic Societies of Europe / Edition 2

The Palaeolithic Societies of Europe / Edition 2

by Clive Gamble
     
 

Succeeding and replacing his published by Cambridge in 1986, Gamble (archaeology, U. of Southampton) gleans evidence from stone tools, hunting, and campsites to draw a picture of the scale of social interaction and the forms of social life in Europe between 500,000 and 21,000 years ago. He examines the individual, society, and networks; locales, rhythms, and regions;… See more details below

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Succeeding and replacing his published by Cambridge in 1986, Gamble (archaeology, U. of Southampton) gleans evidence from stone tools, hunting, and campsites to draw a picture of the scale of social interaction and the forms of social life in Europe between 500,000 and 21,000 years ago. He examines the individual, society, and networks; locales, rhythms, and regions; Neanderthal societies from 300,000 to 60,000 years ago; the transition from Middle to Upper Palaeolithic from 60,000 to 21,000 years ago, and the extension of social life. Paper edition (unseen), $37.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521658720
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Cambridge World Archaeology Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Acknowledgements
Preface
1Pulling aside the Palaeolithic curtain1
2The individual, society and networks32
3A Palaeolithic framework: locales, rhythms and regions65
4The first European societies 500,000-300,000 years ago98
5Neanderthal societies 300,000 to 60,000 years ago174
6The rhythms of social life 60,000-21,000 years ago: the transition from the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic in Europe268
7The extension of social life 60,000-21,000 years ago: regions and locales, networks and landscapes351
8The Palaeolithic societies of Europe417
Notes427
Bibliography440
Site index494
General index498

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