Ancient Europe 8000 B.C.--A.D. 1000: encyclopedia of the by Peter I. Bogucki, Pam J. Crabtree

By Peter I. Bogucki, Pam J. Crabtree

This targeted encyclopedia is the 1st to discover the numerous peoples of early eu civilization. seen as ''barbarian'' during the lens of historical Greece and Rome, those civilizations have been chargeable for such accomplishments because the upward push of farming within the Neolithic period and the development of Stonehenge. assurance extends from prehistoric origins throughout the early center a long time (8000 B.C. to A.D. a thousand) whilst tribal pursuits helped outline the top of historic tradition and the increase of the trendy eu global. organize topically and chronologically Ancient Europe, 8000 B.C. to A.D. 1000 positive factors comprise two hundred illustrations (including the black & white pictures, colour photos, and line drawings); 70 maps; a chronology; index; eight-page colour inserts; cartographic endpapers; thesaurus of key archaeological phrases and extra. (20040701)

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Bogucki, Peter. The Origins of Human Society. Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. Coles, John, and Anthony Harding. The Bronze Age in Europe. London: Methuen, 1979. ) Gimbutas, Marija. Bronze Age Cultures in Central and Eastern Europe. The Hague: Mouton, 1965. Giric´, Miodrag. Mokrin: Nekropola ranog bronzanog doba [Mokrin: A cemetery of the Early Bronze Age]. Belgrade: Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1971. ) Hänsel, Bernhard, and Predrag Medovic´, eds. Feudvar I: Das Plateau von Titel und die Sˇajkaˇska: Titelski Plato I Sˇajkaˇska.

Tin in Antiquity: Its Mining and Trade throughout the Ancient World with Particular Reference to Cornwall. London: Institute of Metals, 1986. Rowlands, Michael J. The Production and Distribution of Metalwork in the Middle Bronze Age in Southern Britain. BAR British Series, no. 31. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 1976. Shennan, Stephen. Bronze Age Copper Producers of the Eastern Alps: Excavations at St. Veit–Klinglberg. Universitätsforschungen zur prähistorischen Archäologie 27. Bonn, Germany: Habelt, 1995.

His Late Bronze Age Aegean warriors bear impressive bronze sheet armor, helmets, and shields, which are regularly described as “shining” or “flashing,” The use and possession of metal therefore can be seen as a measure of wealth, and this is particularly true for an area such as Denmark, which was entirely dependent on outside sources for its copper and tin. Such attempts to ascribe value to prehistoric commodities are risky, because we can only speculate on the relative scarcities of raw materials or the cost of labor input and guess at the ritual significance or the biographies of artifacts.

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