Prehistoric Europe: Theory and Practice provides acomprehensive introduction to the range of critical contemporarythinking in the study of European prehistory.
- Presents essays by some of the most dynamic researchers andleading European scholars in the field today
- Ranges from the Neolithic period to the early stages of theIron Age, and from Ireland and Scandinavia to the Urals and theIberian Peninsula
|Series:||Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Andrew Jones is currently a lecturer in archaeology at the University of Southampton. He is the author of several books including Archaeological Theory and Scientific Practice (2001).
Table of Contents
List of Figures and Tables.
Notes on Contributors.
Introduction: Andrew Jones.
1. Frameworks for the Analysis of European Prehistory.
(a) Hunter-Gatherers to Farmers?: Mark Pluciennik.
(b) The Celts as ‘Grand Narrative’: John Collis.
2. Landscape and Place.
(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 theHuman Lifecycle.
(a) First Households and ‘House Societies’ inEuropean Prehistory: Dušan Borić.
(b) Domestic Times: Houses and Temporalities in Late PrehistoricEurope: Fokke Gerritsen.
4. Materiality, Technology and Transformation – TheEmergence of Novel Technologies.
(a) The Emergence of Pottery: Dragos Gheorghiu.
(b) The Emergence of Metalworking: Barbara Ottaway and BenRoberts.
5. Death, Remembrance and the Past.
(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.
(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.
(a) Approaches to Trade and Exchange in Earlier Prehistory (LateMesolithic–Early Bronze Age): John Chapman.
(b) Trade and Exchange in Later Prehistory: Peter Wells.