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Prehistoric and Protohistoric Cyprus: Identity, Insularity, and Connectivity

A. Bernard Knapp


This book provides a new island archaeology and island history of Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Cyprus, set in its eastern Mediterranean context. By drawing out tensions between different ways of thinking about theoretical issues such as insularity and connectivity, ethnicity, migration, and hybridization, it addresses a dynamic new field of archaeological enquiry — the social identity of prehistoric and early historic Mediterranean islanders. The archaeological record of Cyprus during the centuries between about 2700–1000 BC — including architecture, the mortuary record, pottery, figurines, s ... More

Keywords: Bronze Age, Early Iron Age, insularity, connectivity, social identity, ethnicity, migration, colonization, postcolonial, hybridization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199237371
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237371.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

A. Bernard Knapp, author
Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology, University of Glasgow
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