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The earlier Neolithic of Southern England and its continental background.
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ISBN: 0904531953 Year: 1977 Volume: 35 Publisher: Oxford : BAR,

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Neolithic Europe : a survey
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ISBN: 052128970X Year: 1985 Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge university press,

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Europe in the Neolithic : the creation of new worlds
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ISBN: 0521449200 9780521449205 0521444764 Year: 1996 Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge university press

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The early Neolithic on the great Hungarian plain : investigations of the Körös culture site of Ecsegfalva 23, County Békés
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ISBN: 9789637391903 9789637391910 9789637391927 Year: 2007 Publisher: Budapest : Akaprint,

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Problems in neolithic archaeology.
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ISBN: 0521351219 Year: 1988 Volume: *17 Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University press,

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Astronomy and society in Britain during the period 4000-1500 B. C.
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ISBN: 0860541304 9780860541301 Year: 1981 Volume: 88 Publisher: Oxford : BAR,

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The Archaeology of People : dimensions of Neolithic life
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ISBN: 0415304075 0415304083 9780415304085 Year: 2003 Publisher: London Routledge,

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Alasdair Whittle's new work argues powerfully for the complexity and fluidity of life in the Neolithic, through a combination of archaeological and anthropological case studies and current theoretical debate. The book ranges from the sixth to the fourth millennium BC, and from the Great Hungarian Plain, central and western Europe and the Alpine foreland to parts of southern Britain. Familiar terms such as individuals, agency, identity and structure are dealt with, but Professor Whittle emphasises that they are too abstract to be truly useful. Instead, he highlights the multiple dimensions which simultaneously constituted Neolithic existence in concrete and complicated situations: the web of daily routines, group and individual identities, relations with animals, and active but varied attitudes to the past. The result is a vivid, original and perceptive understanding of the early Neolithic which will offer insights for readers at every level.


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The archaeology of people : dimensions of Neolithic life
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ISBN: 128007289X 0203355563 0203403533 1134409826 Year: 2003 Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge,

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Alasdair Whittle's new work argues powerfully for the complexity and fluidity of life in the Neolithic, through a combination of archaeological and anthropological case studies and current theoretical debate.


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The times of their lives : hunting history in the archaeology of Neolithic Europe
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ISBN: 9781785706684 1785706683 Year: 2018 Publisher: Oxford Oxbow Books

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The Times of their Lives' explains how archaeologists can now move away from thinking about history in terms of thousands of years, to periods from one or two centuries down to lifetimes and generations - a little more than two decades. This vastly improved precision comes from the application of Bayesian chronological frameworks for the interpretation of radiocarbon dates. If they do the right things, archaeologists in general and prehistorians in particular need not confine themselves any longer to the long term, which has often been seen as the defining currency of the discipline.0Many prehistorians are still uncomfortable with the choice of narratives now available - or have not yet critically rethought old habits. This book will show how temporally much more precise accounts of the past can be achieved, across a broad range of contexts and situations. It offers a series of case studies across much of the continent, to provide much more precise timings of key features and trends in the European Neolithic sequence than are currently available, and to construct much more precise estimates of the duration of events and phenomena. From these there is the possibility to open up new insights into the tempo of change through the detailed study of selected sites and situations across the span of the European Neolithic, from the sixth to the early third millennia cal BC. At stake is our ability to study the lives of Neolithic people everywhere at the scale of lifetimes, something unimaginable even a few years ago.


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The times of their lives : hunting history in the archaeology of Neolithic Europe
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ISBN: 1785706691 1785706713 Year: 2018 Publisher: Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow books,

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