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Above and Below the Surface: Environment, Work, Death, and Upbringing in Sixteenth- to Seventeenth-century Sweden  

Anne Ingvarsson Sundström, Jan Mispelaere, and Ylva Bäckström

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May 2018
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Jun 2018
This chapter addresses children’s lives and living conditions during the early modern period in Sweden. A case study on the population at one of Sweden’s most important historical mines, ... More

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 animal husbandry  

Maaike Groot

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Sep 2018
This chapter gives a short overview of animal husbandry in Iron Age Europe. In this largely agrarian society, people depended on animals for food, transport, and labour. Although animal ... 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

Archaeological and Epigraphic Evidence for Infancy in the Roman World  

Maureen Carroll

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May 2018
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Jun 2018
The Roman family has become a vibrant and challenging field of study, and the growing interest in children in Roman culture can be seen as a development within this trend. Nevertheless, ... 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

Art on the northern edge of the Mediterranean world  

Martin Guggisberg

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Sep 2018
This chapter examines the relationship between art and society in Iron Age Europe, with a focus on Celtic art. It begins by asking what constituted ‘art’ in this context, what was its ... 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

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