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Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice / Edition 1
     

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Andrew Jones
 

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ISBN-10: 1405125977

ISBN-13: 9781405125970

Pub. Date: 11/18/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of critical contemporary thinking in the study of European prehistory.

  • Presents essays by some of the most dynamic researchers and leading European scholars in the field today
  • Ranges from the Neolithic period to the early

Overview

Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to the range of critical contemporary thinking in the study of European prehistory.

  • Presents essays by some of the most dynamic researchers and leading European scholars in the field today
  • Ranges from the Neolithic period to the early stages of the Iron Age, and from Ireland and Scandinavia to the Urals and the Iberian Peninsula

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405125970
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/18/2008
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables.

Notes on Contributors.

Preface.

Introduction: Andrew Jones.

1. Frameworks for the Analysis of European Prehistory.

Introduction.

(a) Hunter-Gatherers to Farmers?: Mark Pluciennik.

(b) The Celts as ‘Grand Narrative’: John Collis.

2. Landscape and Place.

Introduction.

(a) From Monuments in Landscape to Landscapes in Monuments: Monuments, Death and Landscape in Early Bronze Age Scandinavia: Joakim Goldhahn.

(b) Everything in its Right Place? On Selective Deposition, Landscape and the Construction of Identity in Later Prehistory: David Fontijn.

3. The Living House – Architecture, the Everyday and the Human Lifecycle.

Introduction.

(a) First Households and ‘House Societies’ in European Prehistory: Dušan Borić.

(b) Domestic Times: Houses and Temporalities in Late Prehistoric Europe: Fokke Gerritsen.

4. Materiality, Technology and Transformation – The Emergence of Novel Technologies.

Introduction.

(a) The Emergence of Pottery: Dragos Gheorghiu.

(b) The Emergence of Metalworking: Barbara Ottaway and Ben Roberts.

5. Death, Remembrance and the Past.

Introduction.

(a) Engaging Memories of European Prehistory: Katina T. Lillios.

(b) The Past in Later Prehistory: Bryan Hanks.

6. Identity, Community, the Body and the Person.

Introduction.

(a) Neolithic Bodies: Alasdair Whittle and Daniela Hoffman.

(b) Bodies and Identities in the Scandinavian Late Iron Age: Ing-Marie Back Danielsson.

7. Interaction, Trade and Exchange.

Introduction.

(a) Approaches to Trade and Exchange in Earlier Prehistory (Late Mesolithic–Early Bronze Age): John Chapman.

(b) Trade and Exchange in Later Prehistory: Peter Wells.

Index

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