9780819196330

Beyond the Site Regional Studies in the Aegean Area

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  • ISBN13:

    9780819196330

  • ISBN10:

    0819196339

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-10-18
  • Publisher: UPA

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Summary

This book assesses the state-of-the-art in contemporary Greek archeology. It contains a series of papers by specialists that demonstrate many of the innovative techniques and perspectives that scholars bring to bear on the examination of Aegean social dynamics and how these draw from and contribute to the mainstream of archeology. Contents: Environmental Studies, Tjeerd H. van Andel, Sytze Bottema, George Rapp, Jr. and John C. Kraft; Archeological Survey and Excavation: The Use Of Regional Scale Data John F. Cherry, Daniel J. Pullen, Timothy E. Gregory, Curtis N. Runnels; Specialized Studies On Diet And Population Structure Julie Hansen, David S. Reese, Joseph L. Rife and Myra J. Giesen; Remote Sensing And Computer Modelling Michael G. Stys, Mark A. Dann and Richard W. Yerkes; The Modern Setting: Ethnographic And Ethnoarchelogical Studies Susan B. Sutton, Mark T. Shutes, Claudia Chang; Doing Archeology In Greece; P. Nick Kardulias and Jack L. Davis.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Preface
Paradigms of the Past in Greek Archaeologyp. 1
Geo-archaeology and Archaeological Science - A Personal Viewp. 25
The Prehistoric Environment of Greece: A Review of the Palynological Recordp. 45
Holocene Coastal Change in Greece and Aegean Turkeyp. 69
Regional Survey in the Aegean: The "New Wave" (and After)p. 91
Modeling Mortuary Behavior on a Regional Scale: A Case Study from Mainland Greece in the Early Bronze Agep. 113
Archaeology and Theoretical Considerations on the Transition from Antiquity to the Middle Ages in the Aegean Areap. 137
On Lithic Studies in Greecep. 161
Palaeoethnobotany in Regional Perspectivep. 173
Recent Work in Greek Zooarchaeologyp. 191
Regional Population Diversity and the Archaic to Early Byzantine Cranial Remains from Isthmia, Greecep. 223
The Site within the Region: Architectural Reconstruction Using Computer Technologyp. 265
Use of Geographic Information Systems for the Spatial Analysis of Frankish Settlements in the Korinthia, Greecep. 289
Settlement Patterns, Settlement Perceptions: Rethinking the Greek Villagep. 313
Production-Oriented Ethnography: The Cultural Anthropologist's Role in Understanding Long-Term Social Changep. 337
Sheep for the Ancestors: Ethnoarchaeology and the Study of Ancient Pastoralismp. 353
Archaeology in Modern Greece: Bureaucracy, Politics, and Sciencep. 373
Regional Studies in Greece: A Vade Mecum?p. 389
Indexp. 407
About the Editorp. 419
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