This ebook deals a accomplished creation to the archaeology of Mediterranean prehistory and a vital connection with the latest learn and fieldwork.
- Only booklet to be had to provide common assurance of Mediterranean prehistory
- Written by means of 14 of the major archaeologists within the field
- Spans the Neolithic during the Iron Age, and attracts from the entire significant areas of the Mediterranean's coast and islands
- Presents the important debates in Mediterranean prehistory---trade and interplay, rural economies, ritual, social constitution, gender, monumentality, insularity, archaeometallurgy and the metals alternate, stone applied sciences, cost, and maritime traffic---as good as modern legacies of the region's prehistoric past
- Structure of textual content is pedagogically driven
- Engages different theoretical ways so scholars will see the advantages of multivocality
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