Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Andrew Jones
     
 

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive overview of the wide-ranging contemporary debates in the study of European prehistory. Written to reflect the immense changes in the field, the volume presents essays by some of the most dynamic researchers and leading European scholars in the field today. Ranging from the Neolithic period

See more details below

Overview

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive overview of the wide-ranging contemporary debates in the study of European prehistory. Written to reflect the immense changes in the field, the volume presents essays by some of the most dynamic researchers and leading European scholars in the field today. Ranging from the Neolithic period to the early stages of the Iron Age, and from Ireland and Scandinavia to the Urals and the Iberian Peninsula, the book offers a truly contemporary approach to the ever-evolving study of European prehistory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405125963
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/10/2008
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures and Tables Introduction Andrew Jones Jones, Andrew 1
1 Frameworks for the Analysis of European Prehistory 14 Introduction 14
(a) Hunter-Gatherers to Farmers? Mark Pluciennik Pluciennik, Mark 16
(b) The Celts as 'Grand Narrative' John Collis Collis, John 35
2 Landscape and Place 54 Introduction 54
(a) From Monuments in Landscape to Landscapes in Monuments: Monuments, Death and Landscape in Early Bronze Age Scandinavia Joakim Goldhahn Goldhahn, Joakim 56
(b) Everything in its Right Place? On Selective Deposition, Landscape and the Construction of Identity in Later Prehistory David Fontijn Fontijn, David 86
3 The Living House - Architecture, the Everyday and the Human Lifecycle 107 Introduction 107
(a) First Households and 'House Societies' in European Prehistory Dusan Boric Boric, Dusan 109
(b) Domestic Times: Houses and Temporalities in Late Prehistoric Europe Fokke Gerritsen Gerritsen, Fokke 143
4 Materiality, Technology and Transformation - The Emergence of Novel Technologies 162 Introduction 162
(a) The Emergence of Pottery Dragos Gheorghiu Gheorghiu, Dragos 164
(b) The Emergence of Metalworking Barbara S. Ottaway Ottaway, Barbara S. Ben Roberts Roberts, Ben 193
5 Death, Remembrance and the Past 226 Introduction 226
(a) Engaging Memories of European Prehistory Katina T. Lillios Lillios, Katina T. 228
(b) The Past in Later Prehistory Bryan Hanks Hanks, Bryan 255
6 Identity, Community, the Body and the Person 285 Introduction 285
(a) Neolithic Bodies Daniela Hofmann Hofmann, Daniela Alasdair Whittle Whittle, Alasdair 287
(b) Bodies and Identities in the Scandinavian Late Iron Age Ing-Marie Back DanielssonDanielsson, Ing-Marie Back 312
7 Interaction, Trade and Exchange 330 Introduction 330
(a) Approaches to Trade and Exchange in Earlier Prehistory (Late Mesolithic-Early Bronze Age) John Chapman Chapman, John 333
(b) Trade and Exchange in Later Prehistory Peter Wells Wells, Peter 356 Index 373

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >