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Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Tom Moore and Xosê-Lois Armada


European first millennium BC studies have witnessed an increasing theoretical divide between the approaches adopted in different countries. Whilst topics such as ethnicity, identity, and agency have dominated many British studies, such themes have had less resonance in continental approaches. At the same time, British and Iberian first millennium BC studies have become increasingly divorced from research elsewhere in Europe. While such divergence reflects deep historical divisions in theory and methodology between European perspectives, it is an issue that has been largely ignored by scholars ... More

Keywords: Europe, landscape studies, social organisation, historiography, dynamics of change, identity, Western Europe

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199567959
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Moore, editor
Lecturer in Archaeology, Durham University

Xosê-Lois Armada, editor
Institute of Heritage Sciences (Incipit), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

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Part I Crossing the Divide

1 Crossing the Divide

Tom Moore and Xosé-Lois Armada

Part II Landscape Studies

3 Historical Ecology

William J. Meyer and Carole L. Crumley

4 Stelae Iconography and Landscape in South-west Iberia

Sebastián Celestino Pérez, Victorino Mayoral Herrera, José Ángel Salgado Carmona, and Rebeca Cazorla Martín

7 Landscape in the Late Iron Age of Northwest Portugal

Francisco Sande Lemos, Gonçalo Cruz, João Fonte, and Joana Valdez

Part III The Social Modelling of Late Bronze Age and Iron Age Societies

12 Iron Age Societies against the State

Francisco Javier González García, César Parcero-Oubiña, and Xurxo Ayán Vila

15 Becoming Welsh

Raimund Karl

Part IV Continuity and Change

18 Approaches to Metalwork

Barbara R. Armbruster

19 The Problem of Continuity

John C. Barrett, Mark Bowden, and David McOmish

20 Iron Age Ireland

Katharina Becker

22 Discovering San Chuis Hillfort (Northern Spain)

Jesús F. Jordá Pardo, Carlos Marín Suárez, and Javier García-Guinea

Part V Rhythms of Life and Death

Part VI Exploring European Research Traditions

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