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Going over : the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in north-west Europe

Author: A W R Whittle; Vicki Cummings; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 144.
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This wide-ranging collection of essays covers the transformation from Mesolithic hunter-gatherers to Neolithic farmers. Providing an overview of this fundamental change in human society, it offers a comprehensive and authoritative treatment by leading specialists.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Going over.
Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608634564
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W R Whittle; Vicki Cummings; British Academy.
ISBN: 9780197264140 019726414X
OCLC Number: 123797171
Description: xv, 632 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Transitions and transformations / Alasdair Whittle & Vicki Cummings --
From Mesolithic to Neolithic modes of thought / Alan Barnard --
From Mesolithic to Early Neolithic in the western Mediterranean / Jean Guilaine & Claire Manen --
Neighbours but diverse : social change in north-west Iberia during the transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic (5500-4000 cal BC) / Pablo Arias --
Beyond the models : 'Neolithisation' in Central Europe / Detlef Gronenborn --
Beyond 'migration' versus 'acculturation' : new models for the spread of agriculture / John Robb & Preston Miracle --
Mobility, specialisation and community diversity in the Linearbandkeramik : isotopic evidence from the skeletons / Alex Bentley --
Exploiting molecular and isotopic signals at the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition / Richard P Evershed --
Neolithic cattle domestication as seen from ancient DNA / Ruth Bollongino & Joachim Burger --
Substitution of species, techniques and symbols at the Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Western Europe / Anne Tresset & Jean-Denis Vigne --
The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in the Paris Basin : a review / Pierre Allard --
Neolithic fragrances : Mesolithic-Neolithic interactions in western France / Grégor Marchand --
Changing places : monuments and the Neolithic transition in western France / Chris Scarre --
The neolithisation of the Scheldt basin in western Belgium / Philippe Crombé & Bart Vanmontfort --
The gradual transition to farming in the Lower Rhine Basin / Leendert P Louwe Kooijmans --
Mesolithic myths / Graeme Warren --
The Neolithic sensory revolution : monumentality and the experience of landscape / Chris Tilley --
Houses, bodies and tombs / Richard Bradley Neolithic farming in Britain and central Europe : contrast or continuity? / Amy Bogaard & Glynis Jones --
The temporality of transformation : dating the early development of the southern British Neolithic / Alasdair Whittle --
The Thames Valley in the late fifth and early fourth millennium cal BC: the appearance of domestication and the evidence for change / Gill Hey & Alistair Barclay --
Mesolithic-Neolithic transitions in Britain : from essence to inhabitation / Julian Thomas --
From Picardie to Pickering and Pencraig Hill? New information on the 'Carinated Bowl Neolithic' in northern Britain / Alison Sheridan --
From midden to megalith? The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in western Britain / Vicki Cummings --
The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in western Scotland : a review and new evidence from Tiree / Steven Mithen ... [et al.] --
Parallel worlds or multi-stranded identities? Considering the process of 'going over' in Ireland and the Irish Sea zone / Gabriel Cooney --
From fish and seal to sheep and cattle : new research into the process of neolithisation in northern Germany / Sönke Hartz, Harald Lübke & Thomas Terberger --
Mistrust traditions, consider innovations? The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in southern Scandinavia / Lars Larsson --
Going over : people and their times / Alasdair Whittle.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 144.
Responsibility: edited by Alasdair Whittle & Vicki Cummings.

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This is an impressive volume...a state-of-the-art compendium of work...it deserves to become a classic source of information. * C.R. Wickham-Jones Antiquity *

 
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