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    European Societies in the Bronze Age (Cambridge World Archaeology (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) A.F. Harding, By (author) John Coles, Series edited by Norman Yoffee, Series edited by Susan E. Alcock, Series edited by Tom Dillehay, Series edited by Steven Shennan, Series edited by Carla M. Sinopoli

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    DescriptionThe Bronze Age, roughly 2500 to 750 BC, was the last fully prehistoric period in Europe and a crucial element in the formation of the Europe that emerged into history in the later first millennium BC. This book focuses on the material culture remains of the period, and through them provides an interpretation of the main trends in human development that occurred during this timespan. It pays particular attention to the discoveries and theoretical advances of the last twenty years that have necessitated a major revision of received opinions about many aspects of the Bronze Age. Arranged thematically, it reviews the evidence for a range of topics in cross-cultural fashion, defining which major characteristics of the period were universal and which culture and area-specific. The result is a comprehensive study that will be of value to specialists and students, while remaining accessible to the non-specialist.


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    Title
    European Societies in the Bronze Age
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) A.F. Harding, By (author) John Coles, Series edited by Norman Yoffee, Series edited by Susan E. Alcock, Series edited by Tom Dillehay, Series edited by Steven Shennan, Series edited by Carla M. Sinopoli
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 572
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 1,238 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521367295
    ISBN 10: 0521367298
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    DC21: 936
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    DC22: 936
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15530
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/PREHIS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1D
    LC classification: GN778.2.A1 H38 2000
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    13 b/w illus. 18 maps
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    15 May 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The Bronze Age house and village; 3. Burials; 4. The domestic economy; 5. Transport and contact; 6. Metals; 7. Other crafts; 8. Warfare; 9. Religion and ritual; 10. Hoards and hoarding; 11. People; 12. Social organisation; 13. The Bronze Age world: questions of scale and interaction; 14. Epilogue; Bibliography.