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The Agricultural Revolution in PrehistoryWhy did Foragers become Farmers?

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why did Foragers become Farmers?

Graeme Barker

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199281091
eISBN:
9780191917653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199281091.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory addresses one of the most debated and least understood revolutions in the history of our species, the change from hunting and gathering to farming. Graeme ... More

The Idea of OrderThe Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Richard Bradley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Richard Bradley investigates the idea of circular buildings - whether houses or public architecture - which, though unfamiliar in the modern West, were a feature of many parts of prehistoric ... More

The Later Prehistory of North-West EuropeThe Evidence of Development-Led Fieldwork

The Later Prehistory of North-West Europe: The Evidence of Development-Led Fieldwork

Richard Bradley, Colin Haselgrove, Marc Vander Linden, and Leo Webley

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199659777
eISBN:
9780191918285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659777.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Later Prehistory of North-West Europe provides a unique, up-to-date, and easily accessible synthesis of the later prehistoric archaeology of north-west Europe, transcending political and ... More

Modeling Extinction

Modeling Extinction

M. E. J. Newman and R. G. Palmer

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159455
eISBN:
9780197562000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159455.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Developed after a meeting at the Santa Fe Institute on extinction modeling, this book comments critically on the various modeling approaches. In the last decade or so, scientists have started to ... More

Neolithic BritainThe Transformation of Social Worlds

Neolithic Britain: The Transformation of Social Worlds

Keith Ray and Julian Thomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198823896
eISBN:
9780191917288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823896.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Neolithic in Britain was a period of fundamental change: human communities were transformed, collectively owning domesticated plants and animals, and inhabiting a richer world of material ... More

Personifying PrehistoryRelational Ontologies in Bronze Age Britain and Ireland

Personifying Prehistory: Relational Ontologies in Bronze Age Britain and Ireland

Joanna Brück

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198768012
eISBN:
9780191917073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768012.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Bronze Age is frequently framed in social evolutionary terms. Viewed as the period which saw the emergence of social differentiation, the development of long-distance trade, and the ... More

Prehistoric Copper Mining in Europe5500-500 BC

Prehistoric Copper Mining in Europe: 5500-500 BC

William O’Brien

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199605651
eISBN:
9780191918094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199605651.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This volume examines prehistoric copper mining in Europe, from the first use of the metal eight thousand years ago in the Balkans to its widespread adoption during the Bronze Age. The history of ... More

Social Relations in Later PrehistoryWessex in the First Millennium BC

Social Relations in Later Prehistory: Wessex in the First Millennium BC

Niall Sharples

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199577712
eISBN:
9780191917929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199577712.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In this fully illustrated study, Niall Sharples examine the complex social relationships of the Wessex region of southern England in the first millennium BC. He considers the nature of the ... More

VesselsThe Object as Container

Vessels: The Object as Container

Claudia Brittenham

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198832577
eISBN:
9780191917325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832577.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

What is a vessel? As objects made for human interaction and handling, both containing and bounded by space, vessels can take many forms and be constructed of a wide variety of materials. However, ... More

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