Sheridan, J A (2014) Post-Neolithic western Europe. In: The Cambridge World Prehistory. Part VIII. Europe and the Mediterranean, 3 . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9780521119931

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Abstract

The Cambridge World Prehistory provides a systematic and authoritative examination of the prehistory of every region around the world from the early days of human origins in Africa two million years ago to the beginnings of written history, which in some areas started only two centuries ago. Written by a team of leading international scholars, the volumes include both traditional topics and cutting-edge approaches, such as archaeolinguistics and molecular genetics and examine the essential questions of human development around the world. The volumes are organised geographically, exploring the evolution of hominins and their expansion from Africa, as well as the formation of states and development in each region of different technologies such as seafaring, metallurgy and food production. The Cambridge World Prehistory reveals a rich and complex history of the world. It will be an invaluable resource for any student or scholar of archaeology and related disciplines looking to research a particular topic, tradition, region or period within prehistory.

Uses latest findings, including radiocarbon dating and DNA
Provides world coverage by leading international scholars
Considers linguistic and genetic diversity as well as diversity of human culture

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain > DAW Central Europe
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2014 16:18
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 16:18
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1202

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