New PDF release: Balkan Dialogues: Negotiating Identity between Prehistory

By Maja Gori,Maria Ivanova

ISBN-10: 1138941131

ISBN-13: 9781138941137

Spatial edition and patterning within the distribution of artefacts are subject matters of primary value in Balkan archaeology. for many years, archaeologists have labeled spatial clusters of artefacts into discrete “cultures”, that have been conventionally taken care of as sure entities and equated with prior social or ethnic teams. This well timed quantity fulfils the necessity for an updated and theoretically trained discussion on workforce identification in Balkan prehistory. 13 case experiences masking the start of the Neolithic to the center Bronze Age and written by way of archaeologists undertaking fieldwork within the zone, in addition to via ethnologists with a learn specialise in fabric tradition and identification, offer a strong origin for exploring those matters. Bringing jointly the most recent examine, with a selected intentional specialise in the primary and western Balkans, this assortment bargains unique views on Balkan prehistory with relevance to the neighbouring areas of japanese and critical Europe, the Mediterranean and Anatolia. Balkan Dialogues demanding situations customary interpretations within the box and gives a brand new, contextualised examining of the archaeological checklist of this region.

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