Prehistoric Europe

Prehistoric Europe : An Illustrated History

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Edited by Barry Cunliffe, one of the world's leading archaeologists, this book provides a comprehensive account of prehistoric Europe from the coming of Stone Age man to the fall of the Roman Empire. It is a history of both man and the environment, looking at the changing landscape of Europe and the ways man has responded and adapted to these changes. With over 300 plates, maps, and figures, this volume should be enjoyed by anyone with an interest in the early history, art, and archaeology of Europe.show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 185.42 x 243.84 x 12.7mm | 1,406.13g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 19 main maps, 185 halftones and 112 plans, illustrations, bibliography, tables, index
  • 0192880632
  • 9780192880635

Table of contents

Introduction. 1: The Peopling of Europe. 2: The Upper Paleolithic Revolution. 3: The Mesolithic Age. 4: The First Farmers. 5: The Transformation of Early Agrarian Europe. 6: The Palace Civilizations of Minoan Crete. 7: The Emergence of Elites. 8: The Collapse of Aegean Civilization. 9: Reformation in Barbarian Europe. 10: Iron Age Societies. 11: Thracians, Scythians, and Dacians. 12: The Impact of Rome. 13: Barbarian Europe. Further Reading. Chronological Tables. Acknowledgement of Sources. Indexshow more

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"Fascinating....Should appeal to all archaeological tastes."--Booklist"Complete prehistory of Europe in one full-color volume....Outstanding."--Indianapolis News "Fascinating....Should appeal to all archaeological tastes."--Booklist "Complete prehistory of Europe in one full-color volume....Outstanding."--Indianapolis News "Fascinating....Should appeal to all archaeological tastes."--Booklist "Complete prehistory of Europe in one full-color volume....Outstanding."--Indianapolis News "Fascinating....Should appeal to all archaeological tastes."--Booklist"Complete prehistory of Europe in one full-color volume....Outstanding."--Indianapolis Newsshow more

About Barry Cunliffe

About the Author: Barry Cuncliffe is Professor of European Archaelogy at Oxford University.show more

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