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Amber  

Morten Ramstad, Tony Axelsson, and Anders Strinnholm

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Mar 2015
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Dec 2013
During the transition to the fourth millennium, large quantities of amber start being distributed over the landscapes of northern and north-eastern Europe. By exploring the handling and ... More

Animals and Social Relations  

Arkadiusz Marciniak and Joshua Pollard

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Mar 2015
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Jul 2014
The onset of the Neolithic brought with it the establishment of new relations between people and animals, principally, through domestication, a shift to acquisition and control of ... More

Animals in Bronze Age Europe  

László Bartosiewicz

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This article discusses the biological, economic, and cultural traits of animals in Bronze Age Europe, which are best compared in terms of resource mobility and reproduction rates. It first ... More

Archaeology of Germania Inferior: Urbanization  

Norbert Hanel

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May 2015
This chapter focuses on the archaeology of the first urban settlements of Roman type found in Germania Inferior. It first describes coloniae such as the Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium ... More

Archaeology of Germania Superior: Urban Settlements  

Klaus Kortüm

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Jul 2015
This chapter begins with an overview of the preconditions encountered by the Romans in the area that was to become the province of Germania Superior, before discussing research on ... More

The Atlantic Mesolithic–Neolithic Transition  

Nick Thorpe

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Mar 2015
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Dec 2014
The Atlantic has long held a key position within the broader question of the Mesolithic–Neolithic transition in Europe. Archaeological evidence suggests significant variability between the ... More

The Balkan Neolithic and Chalcolithic  

John Chapman

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Mar 2015
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Apr 2014
Balkan Neolithic and Chalcolithic communities lived in a mosaic of settings, providing a suite of complementary resources but dominated by upland regions. Four non-evolutionary phases can ... More

The Bandkeramik Longhouses: A Material, Social, and Mental Metaphor for Small-Scale Sedentary Societies  

Anick Coudart

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Mar 2015
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Jan 2014
This chapter draws on the author’s archaeological and ethnographic fieldwork in Europe and New Guinea. It explores the role of houses among the first agriculturalists in Europe. The house ... More

Bell Beaker Pottery and Society  

Marc Vander Linden

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Mar 2015
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May 2014
This chapter presents old and recent research themes on the Bell Beaker Phenomenon. After an extended discussion of the geographical distribution of the Bell Beaker groups and of its ... More

Britain and Ireland in the Bronze Age: Farmers in the Landscape or Heroes on the High Seas?  

Benjamin W. Roberts

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Jun 2013
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Sep 2013
This article discusses the Bronze Age in Britain and Ireland, which lasted for at least seventeen centuries. It covers the ‘Chalcolithic’ period, which came before the swift and widespread ... More

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