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    DescriptionPlants and animals originally domesticated in the Near East arrived in Europe between 7000 and 4000 BC. Was the new technology introduced by migrants, or was it an 'inside job'? How were the new species adapted to European conditions? What were the immediate and long-term consequences of the transition from hunting and gathering to farming? These central questions in the prehistory of Europe are discussed here by leading specialists, drawing on scholarship in fields as diverse as genetics and IndoEuropean linguistics. Detailed studies document the differences between European regions, and fresh generalisations about the origins of European agriculture are also proposed and debated.


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    Title
    Europe's First Farmers
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by T. Douglas Price
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 412
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 730 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521665728
    ISBN 10: 0521665728
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC003000
    BIC subject category V2: TV
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    BISAC V2.8: HIS010000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
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    B&T Approval Code: A17520000
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    DC22: 306.3/49, 306.349
    B&T Approval Code: A70160000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 630.936
    LC classification: GN776.2.A1 E87 2000
    Thema V1.0: TV, NKD
    Illustrations note
    15 b/w illus. 39 maps 5 tables
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    26 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    "this is an excellent example of an edited volume organized around a theme. Scholars interested in the origins of food-producing societies, as well as those interested more generally in Old World archaeology, should read this book." Canadian Journal of Archaeology "[The authors] move towards a richly complex explanation that simply can no longer be explained as ex Orient lux (from east, the light0. Well supplied with regional maps, lists of important radiocarbon dates, and a scattering of site plans and artifact illustrations, this is clearly a book for colleges, universities, and professionals, indeed a necessary addition to their libraries." Choice "Well supplied with regional maps, lists of important radiocarbon dates, and a scattering of site plans and artifact illustrations" Choice April 2001
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; List of tables; Preface; List of contributors; 1. Europe's first farmers: an introduction T. Douglas Price; 2. South-eastern Europe in the transition to agriculture in Europe: bridge, buffer or mosaic Ruth Tringham; 3. Transition to agriculture in eastern Europe Marek Zvelebil and Malcolm Lillie; 4. Cardial pottery and the agricultural transition in Mediterranean Europe William K. Barnett; 5. Mesolithic and Neolithic interaction in southern France and northern Italy: new data and current hypotheses Didier Binder; 6. From the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in the Iberian peninsula Joao Zilhao; 7. The origins of agriculture in south-central Europe Michael Jochim; 8. How agriculture came to north-central Europe Peter Bogucki; 9. Getting back to basics: transitions to farming in Ireland and Britain Peter Woodman; 10. The introduction of farming in northern Europe T. Douglas Price; 11. Lessons in the transition to agriculture T. Douglas Price; Bibliography; Index.