Pétrequin, Pierre, Sheridan, J A, Gauthier, Estelle, Cassen, S, Errera, Michael and Klassen, Lutz (2015) Projet JADE 2. ‘Object-signs’ and social interpretations of Alpine jade axeheads in the European Neolithic: theory and methodology. In: Connecting networks: characterising contact by measuring Lithic exchange in the European Neolithic. Archaeopress, Oxford, pp. 83-102. ISBN 9781784911416

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Abstract

This volume brings together a group of peer reviewed papers, most of them presented at a workshop held at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. The event took place on 15–17 October 2011 and was part of the European Research Council (ERC) funded project Cultural Evolution of Neolithic Europe (EUROEVOL 2010-2015). The aim of the EUROEVOL project is to contribute to the new interdisciplinary field of cultural evolution that has developed over the last 30 years, and at the same time use these ideas and methods to address specific questions concerning the links between demographic, economic, social and cultural patterns and processes in the first farming societies of temperate Europe. The aim of the EUROEVOL project is to do that for the first time, and in doing so to provide the basis for a new account of the role of farming in transforming early European societies, c.6000-2000 cal BCE.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2015 06:26
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2015 06:26
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1434

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