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Personifying Prehistory: Relational Ontologies in Bronze Age Britain and Ireland

Joanna Brück


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 intensification of agricultural production, it is seen as the precursor and origin-point for significant aspects of the modern world. This book presents a very different image of Bronze Age Britain and Ireland. Drawing on the wealth of material from recent excavations, as well as a long history of research, it explores the impact of the post-Enlightenment 'othering' of the non-human on our understanding of Bro ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198768012
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198768012.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanna Brück, author