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Fish: exploring the sea as a taskscape

Robert Van de Noort

in North Sea Archaeologies: A Maritime Biography, 10,000 BC - AD 1500

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199566204
eISBN:
9780191917844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199566204.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Food and social identities are closely connected. The idea that ‘to be Mesolithic is to be a fisher’, with all the connotations that differentiate the Mesolithic ... More


Beakers and Bronze

Ian Armit

in The Archaeology of Skye and the Western Isles

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748608584
eISBN:
9780748670710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748608584.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

From around 2000BC the ritual monuments of the Neolithic period seem to have fallen into disuse. This chapter examines the emergence of societies using Beaker pottery; a ceramic style known across ... More


Life and Art

Richard Bradley

in The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Not many prehistoric houses survive above their foundations. The three dimensions of the buildings are collapsed (sometimes literally) into the two ... More


From Centre to Circumference

Richard Bradley

in The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0018
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book began with one site in Ireland and closes with another. The Loughcrew Hills in County Meath include at least twenty-five megalithic tombs, ... More


Mobility in Prehistory and Early Historic Times

D. W. Harding

in Rewriting History: Changing Perceptions of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198817734
eISBN:
9780191887949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817734.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

For most of the twentieth century migration and invasion were the default explanation of material culture change in archaeology. This model was largely derived from the record of documentary history, ... More


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