From Prehistoric Villages to Cities: Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation

From Prehistoric Villages to Cities: Settlement Aggregation and Community Transformation

by Jennifer Birch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415836616
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/20/2013
Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology Series , #10
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jennifer Birch is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Georgia, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Between Villages and Cities: Settlement Aggregation in Cross-Cultural Perspective Jennifer Birch 2. The Anatomy of a Prehistoric Community: Reconsidering Çatalhöyük Bleda S. Düring 3. Coming Together, Falling Apart: A Multi-Scalar Approach to Prehistoric Aggregation and Interaction on the Great Hungarian Plain Paul R. Duffy William A. Parkinson, Attila Gyucha and Richard W. Yerkes 4. Social Organization and Aggregated Settlement Structure in an Archaic Greek City on Crete (ca. 600 BC)Donald C. Haggis 5. Appropriating Community: Platforms and Power on the Formative Taraco Peninsula, Bolivia Robin A. Beck, Jr. 6. Social Integration and the Built Environment of Aggregated Communities in the North American Puebloan Southwest Alison E. Rautman 7. Competition and Cooperation: Late Classic Period Aggregation in the Southern Tucson Basin Henry D. Wallace and Michael W. Lindeman 8. Organizational Complexity in Ancestral Wendat Communities Jennifer Birch and Ronald F. Williamson 9. Community Aggregation through Public Architecture: Cherokee Townhouses Christopher B. Rodning 10. The Work of Making Community Stephen A. Kowalewski

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