The Birth of Neolithic Britain An Interpretive Account

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-01-28
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography

Julian Thomas, Professor of Archaeology, University of Manchester

Julian Thomas is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Manchester.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Problem
2. The Neolithization of Southern Europe
3. The Neolithization of Northern Europe
4. The Neolithization of Europe: Themes
5. The Neolithic Transition in Britain: A Critical Historiography
6. Mesolithic Prelude?
7. Times and Places
8. Contact, Interaction and Seafaring
9. Architecture: Halls and Houses
10. Architecture: Timber Structures, Long Mounds and Megaliths
11. Portable Artefacts: Tradition and Transmission
12. Plants and Animals Diet and Social Capital
13. Conclusion: A Model for the Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in Britain

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