Sicily before History: An Archaeological Survey from the Palaeolithic to the Iron Age

Sicily before History: An Archaeological Survey from the Palaeolithic to the Iron Age

by Robert Leighton
     
 

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Students and travelers to Sicily will welcome this inviting introduction to the archaeology of the Mediterranean's largest island. In the first English-language book on prehistoric Sicily in over forty years, Robert Leighton explores the region's rich...See more details below

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Students and travelers to Sicily will welcome this inviting introduction to the archaeology of the Mediterranean's largest island. In the first English-language book on prehistoric Sicily in over forty years, Robert Leighton explores the region's rich...

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"Leighton's study is a well-written, informative overview of Sicilian prehistory. . . This well-illustrated, readable, archaeological synthesis focuses on burials and ceramic typology. Its contribution to culture history makes it important reading for prehistorians, graduate students and undergraduates studying Old World prehistory, especially of the Mediterranean. . . The detailed notes and bibliography make it a useful scholarly resource."—Choice

"Leighton's volume is clearly written, well informed, and fully abreast of the latest discoveries in Sicilian archaeology."—Stephen L. Dyson, Classics Department, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. American Journal of Archaeology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801485855
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

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