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Emergence of Civilisation Cyclades and the Aegean in the Third Millennium BC

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ISBN-10: 0977409465

ISBN-13: 9780977409464

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Colin Renfrew, John Cherry

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Unavailable for too long, this new edition reprints the original text of Renfrew's groundbreaking study, supplemented with a new introduction by the author and a foreword by John Cherry, in order to make this landmark publication available once again to the scholarly community. Contents: Foreword by John Cherry; Introduction to the 2009 Edition; Civilisation; The Explanation of Culture Change; The Multiplier Effect; the Minoan-Mycenean Civilisation and its Origins. Part I - Culture Sequence: The Neolithic Background; Crete in the Third Millennium BC; Mainland Greece in the Third Millennium BC; The Eastern Aegean in the Third Millennium BC; The Early Cycladic Culture Sequence; The…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Oxbow Books, Limited
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 650
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

John Cherry is deputy keeper in the Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities at the British Museum.

List of Illustrations
Notes to the Illustrations
Site map
Preface and Introduction (2010)
Preface (1972)
Acknowledgements (1972)
The Explanation of Culture Change
The Multiplier Effect
The Minoan-Mycenean Civilisation and its Origins
Culture Sequence
The Neolithic Background
Crete in the Third Millennium BC
Mainland Greece in the Third Millennium BC
The Third Millenium BC in the Eastern Aegean
The Early Cycladic Culture Sequence
The Grotta-Pelos Culture
The Keros-Syros Culture
The Phylakopi I Culture
Aegean Interrelations and Chronology in the Third Millennium BC
Culture Process
Patterns of Settlement and Population in the Prehistoric Aegean
Natural Environment and the Subsistence Subsystem
The Development of Aegean Metallurgy
Craft Specialisation and the Transformation of the Physical Environment
Social Systems
Symbolic and Projective Systems
Trade, Communication and Innovation
The Multiplier Effect in Action
Gazetteer of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age Sites in the Cycladic Islands
Local Groups with the Grotta-Pelos and Keros-Syros Cultures of the Cyclades
Data for the Matrix Analysis of the Early Cycladic Cemeteries
Full Captions to the Plates