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    DescriptionEdited by Barry Cunliffe, one of the world's leading archaeologists, this book provides a comprehensive account of prehistoric Europe from the coming of the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire. Unique in its approach, it is a history of both humanity and the environment, looking at the changing landscape of Europe and the responses and adaptations to these changes. With over 300 plates, maps, and figures, this fascinating volume will be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in the early history, art, and archaeology of Europe.


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    Title
    The Oxford Illustrated History of Prehistoric Europe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry Cunliffe, Edited by Barry Cunliffe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,240 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192854414
    ISBN 10: 0192854410
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    B&T General Subject: 431
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    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
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    LC classification: GN803 .O94 2001
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC, NKD
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    24 pp colour plates, numerous black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford Paperbacks
    Publication date
    24 May 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Barry Cunliffe is Professor of European Archaeology at the University of Oxford. The author of over 40 books, including The Ancient Celts, published by Oxford University Press, he has served as President of the Council for British Archaeology and the Society of Antiquaries, and is currently a member of the Ancient Monuments Board of English Heritage.
    Review quote
    takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the development of Western culture - a definitive study. Oxford Times
    Table of contents
    List of Colour Plates ; List of Maps ; Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; 1. The Peopling of Europe, 700,000-400,000 Years before the Present ; 2. The Upper Paleolithic Revolution ; 3. The Mesolithic Age ; 4. The First Farmers ; 5. The Transformation of Early Agrarian Europe: The Later Neolithic and Copper Ages, 4500-2500 BC ; 6. The Palace Civilizations of Minoan Crete and Mycenaean Greece, 2000-1200 BC ; 7. The Emergence of Elites: Earlier Bronze Age Europe, 2500-1300 BC ; 8. The Collapse of Aegean Civilization at the End of the Late Bronze Age ; 9. Reformation in Barbarian Europe, 1300-600 BC ; 10. Iron Age Societies in Western Europe and Beyond: 800-140 BC ; 11. Thracians, Scythians, and Dacians, 800 BC-AD 300 ; 12. The Impact of Rome on Barbarian Society, 140 BC-AD300 ; 13. Barbarian Europe, AD 300-700 ; Further Reading ; Chronological Tables ; Acknowledgement of Sources ; Index