Pastoralist Landscapes and Social Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia / Edition 1

Pastoralist Landscapes and Social Interaction in Bronze Age Eurasia / Edition 1

by Michael David Frachetti
     
 


"An innovative and theoretically sophisticated study that sheds much needed light on key issues in Central Asian archaeology."—J. Daniel Rogers, coeditor of The Archaeology of Global Change

"An excellent resource on Eurasian steppe prehistory that utilizes a broad spectrum of data from various disciplines. This book will be important for

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"An innovative and theoretically sophisticated study that sheds much needed light on key issues in Central Asian archaeology."—J. Daniel Rogers, coeditor of The Archaeology of Global Change

"An excellent resource on Eurasian steppe prehistory that utilizes a broad spectrum of data from various disciplines. This book will be important for archaeologists, ethnographers, historians, and geographers."—Sandra Olsen, editor of Horses and Humans: The Evolution of Human-Equine Relationships

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520256897
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/05/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Conceptualizing Pastoralist Landscapes 15

2 An Archaeology of Bronze Age Eurasia 31

3 Continuity, Variation, and Change of the Eurasian Steppe Environment 73

4 Between Ethnography and History: Pastoralism and Society in Semirech'ye and the Dzhungar Mountains 107

5 A Pastoralist Landscape in Semirech'ye: Archaeology of the Koksu River Valley 125

6 Bronze Age Pastoralism, Landscape, and Social Interaction 151

Conclusion 171

Notes 177

Bibliography 185

Index 207

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