Tribe and Polity in Late Prehistoric Europe: Demography, Production, and Exchange in the Evolution of Complex Social Systems

Tribe and Polity in Late Prehistoric Europe: Demography, Production, and Exchange in the Evolution of Complex Social Systems

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781489907790
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/08/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Evolution of Complex Society in Late Prehistoric Europe: Toward a Paradigm.- Northern and Western Europe.- Agro-pastoralism and Regional Social Organization in Early Ireland.- Coinage and Complexity: Archaeological Analysis of Socio-political Change in Britain and Non-Mediterranean Gaul during the Later Iron Age.- A Spatial Approach to Socioeconomic Change in Scandinavia: Central Sweden in the First Millennium B.C.- Demographic and Economic Changes in the Hallstatt Period of the Lusatian Culture.- Demographic and Economic Changes in the Hallstatt Period of the Lusatian Culture.- Technology and Social Change: Ironworking in the Rise of Social Complexity in Iron Age Central Europe.- Diet, Status, and Complex Social Structure in Iron Age Central Europe: Some Contributions of Bone Chemistry.- West Central and Southern Europe.- Slavery in Late Prehistoric Europe: Recovering the Evidence for Social Structure in Iron Age Society.- Rise of Complex Societies in Italy: Historical versus Archaeological Perspectives.- Conclusions.- Industry and Society in Late Prehistoric Europe.- Some Comments on Method and Interpretation.- Contributors.

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