Sheridan, J A (2017) Interdigitating pasts: the Irish and Scottish Neolithics. In: The Neolithic of Europe. Papers in Honour of Alasdair Whittle. Oxbow, Oxford, pp. 298-313. ISBN 9781785706547

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Abstract

The Neolithic of Europe comprises eighteen specially commissioned papers on prehistoric archaeology, written by leading international scholars. The coverage is broad, ranging geographically from south-east Europe to Britain and Ireland and chronologically from the Neolithic to the Iron Age, but with a decided focus on the former. Several papers discuss new scientific approaches to key questions in Neolithic research, while others offer interpretive accounts of aspects of the archaeological record. Thematically, the main foci are on Neolithisation; the archaeology of Neolithic daily life, settlements and subsistence; as well as monuments and aspects of worldview. A number of contributions highlight the recent impact of techniques such as isotopic analysis and statistically modelled radiocarbon dates on our understanding of mobility, diet, lifestyles, events and historical processes. The volume is presented to celebrate the enormous impact that Alasdair Whittle has had on the study of prehistory, especially the European and British Neolithic, and his rich career in archaeology.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Theme: Material culture: creation and use
Department: Scottish History and Archaeology (from 2012)
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2017 13:47
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 13:47
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/1899

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