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Author Bradley, Richard, 1946- author.

Title The later prehistory of North-West Europe : the evidence of development-led fieldwork / Richard Bradley, Colin Haselgrove, Marc Vander Linden, and Leo Webley.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  936.01 BRAD    AVAILABLE
Edition First Edition.
Physical description xviii, 456 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-442) and index.
Contents 1 Setting the Scene 1 -- An Archaeology of Europe? 1 -- Changing Scale of European Archaeology 5 -- Question of Scale in British and Irish Archaeology 7 -- Impact of Development-Led Archaeology 10 -- Introducing the Project 12 -- Dataset 17 -- Contemporary Archaeological Practice in North-West Europe and the Constitution of the Archaeological Record 26 -- Conclusion 37 -- 2 Late Foragers and First Farmers (8000-3700 BC) 39 -- Mesolithic Studies and Neolithic Studies 39 -- Last Foragers 45 -- Introduction of Farming: The Linearbandkerarnik Culture 55 -- New Configurations in Germany and France (4900-3700 BC) 58 -- Adoption of Agriculture in North-West France 67 -- Adoption of Agriculture in Northern Germany, the Low Countries, and Denmark 71 -- Adoption of Agriculture in the British Isles 74 -- Direction of Change 81 -- 3 Regional Monumental Landscapes (3700-2500 BC) 84 -- A Second Generation of Neolithic Monuments 84 -- Histories of Funerary Monuments 86 -- Histories of Enclosures 98 -- Settlements 107 -- Development of Long-Distance Networks 115 -- Overview: Themes with Variations 117 -- Entering a New World 121 -- 4 Barrow Landscapes Across the Channel (2500-1600 bc) 126 -- Introduction: Lives and Deaths 126 -- Bell Beaker Phase 131 -- Early Bronze Age Networks 151 -- Early Bronze Age Funerary Practices 158 -- Shape of Things to Come 167 -- 5 Changes in the Pattern of Settlement (1600-1100 bc) 171 -- Introduction 171 -- Settlement 175 -- Treatment of the Dead 195 -- Deposition of Metalwork 205 -- A New Attachment to Place 210 -- 6 Expansion of Settlement (1100-250 bc) 213 -- Introduction 213 -- Settlement 216 -- Hillforts 227 -- Lines across the Landscape 233 -- Living off the Land 236 -- Production and Exchange 238 -- Middens, Feasting, and Conspicuous Consumption 239 -- Artefact Deposition 241 -- Dealings with the Dead 246 -- Material Culture and Regional Interactions 258 -- Social Forms During the Early to Mid-First Millennium bc. 259 -- 7 Total Landscapes (250 bc to the Early Roman Period) 261 -- Introduction 261 -- Households and Rural Settlement 264 -- Central Places 285 -- Objects and Connections 299 -- Ritual and Deposition 305 -- Treatment of the Dead 312 -- End of Prehistory 324 -- 8 Research in Retrospect 328 -- Potentials and Limitations 328 -- Is There a Prehistory of North-West Europe? 331 -- Housing the Living and the Dead 334 -- Demography and Climate 336 -- Prehistory of European Society 340.
Other author Haselgrove, Colin, author.
Vander Linden, Marc, author.
Webley, Leo, author.
Subject Prehistoric peoples -- Europe.
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Europe.
Europe -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780199659777
019965977X