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Paths towards a new world : Neolithic Sweden

Author: Mats Larsson; Geoffrey Lemdahl; Kerstin Lidén
Publisher: Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014.
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Covering the approximately 6,500 years from the beginning of the Late Mesolithic to the transition to the Bronze Age, Mats Larsson takes the reader on a journey through the development of Swedish prehistoric society and culture set against the backdrop of climatic and landscape change. Using examples selected from a wealth of archaeological sites, artefacts and palaeo-environmental studies he explores a series of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Larsson, Mats, 1951-.
Paths towards a new world neolithic Sweden.
Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2014
(DLC) 2014009569
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mats Larsson; Geoffrey Lemdahl; Kerstin Lidén
ISBN: 9781782972587 1782972587
OCLC Number: 878953843
Description: 1 online resource (317 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Environmental History; Geological archives; Methods of analysis; Pollen analysis; Plant microfossil analysis; Analysis of bone and shell remains; Insect analysis; Dating; Examples of palaeoecological applications; Suggested readings; 2 The Mesolithic Period and Stone Age hunters; The last hunters; The Late Mesolithic --
a few trends; Suggested readings; 3 From Hunter to Farmer; Northern Europe; Paths towards a new world; The early farmers and their contemporaries; Time and artefacts. What was life like for the early farmers?Settlement trends; What did they eat?; Stone Age food; 4 The Dead and the Afterlife; Long barrows; Flat graves; Dolmens; Döygg (Dolmen Ridge); Meeting places for the living and the dead --
Sarup structures; Burnt axes and ceremonial deposits; The Early Neolithic --
a few trends; Suggested readings; 5 Science and the Neolithic; Domestication; Adaptation; Kinship; The future; Isotopes; Diet; Mobility; The future; Suggested readings; 6 A Time of Change; Farmers and seal hunters; Time and objects; Settlements and houses; The dead and the afterlife. Sarup structuresSeal hunters; The settlement at Åby; Fräkenrönningen; The afterlife; Seal hunters or ...?; The Alvastra pile dwelling; So, who were these seal hunters?; Changes and new times; 7 New Manners and Customs; The Battle Axe Culture; Events in North Sweden; Graves, dwellings and battle axes; Flint and stone; Preparing the dead -burial customs; Houses for the dead; Houses for the living; Trends in settlements; Palisades and timber circles; Crop growing and livestock; Suggested readings; 8 Longhouses and Stone Cists; Daggers, sickles and arrowheads; House and home. Late Neolithic dwellings --
main featuresColonization phase or ...?; Stone cists and earthen graves; Cremation graves; Flat ground graves; Late Neolithic trends; Suggested readings; Epilogue; References.
Other Titles: Mot en ny värld.
Responsibility: Mats Larsson ; with Geoffrey Lemdahl and Kerstin Lidén.

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