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Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Chris Fowler, Dr Jan Harding


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The Oxford Handbook of Neolithic Europe provides the first comprehensive, geographically extensive, thematic overview of the European Neolithic - from Iberia to Russia and from Norway to Malta - offering both a general introduction and a clear exploration of key issues and current debates surrounding evidence and interpretation. Chapters written by leading experts in the field examine topics such as the movement of plants, animals, ideas, and people (including recent trends in the application of genetics and isotope analyses); cultural change (from the first farming to the first metal artefacts); domestic architecture; subsistence; material culture; monuments; and burial and other treatments of the dead. In doing so, the volume also considers the history of research and sets out agendas and themes for future work in the field.

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Editor(s): Fowler C; Harding J; Hofmann D

Publication type: Edited Book

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Oxford Handbooks in Archaeology

Year: 2015

Number of Pages: 1166

Print publication date: 26/03/2015

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Place Published: Oxford


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ISBN: 9780199545841