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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901405125962
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/10/2008
Series: Wiley Blackwell Studies in Global Archaeology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 394
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).

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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.


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