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An island archaeology of the early Cyclades

Author: Cyprian Broodbank
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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"Cyprian Broodbank uses comparative island archaeology to present the most up-to-date analysis of early Cycladic culture and to interpret a vital phase in early Aegean history. He traces the development of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age societies in these islands from first colonisation through to their incorporation, three millenia later, in the world system of the Minoan palaces and the wider eastern

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cyprian Broodbank
ISBN: 0521782724 9780521782722 0521528445 9780521528443
OCLC Number: 43499455
Awards: Winner of Runciman Award 2001
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Prologue: islands of 'prehistory' --
1. Whither island archaeology? --
2. Cycladic approaches --
3. Islands, people and seafaring --
4. The dawn treaders --
5. Cultures of colonisation --
6. Small worlds --
7. Which islands in the stream? --
8. Paint, paddles and the politics of value --
9. Ulysses without sails --
10. An altered archipelago --
11. The emergence of Minoan dominance --
12. Cycladic archaeology as island archaeology.
Responsibility: Cyprian Broodbank.
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This book presents the first modern analysis of Cycladic culture, reinterpreting the roles of islanders themselves in constructing their environments. The archaeology of this region is rich and well  Read more...


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