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Neolithic revolution : new perspectives on southwest Asia in light of recent discoveries on Cyprus

Author: E J Peltenburg; Alexander Wasse; Council for British Research in the Levant.; Cyprus. Tmēma Archaiotētōn.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co. [distributor], ©2004.
Series: Levant supplementary series, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The move towards a sedentary way of life had a profound effect on the human way of life: the development of complex societies can be directly attributed to the beginnings of farming in place of a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neolithic revolution.
Oxford : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co. [distributor], ©2004
(OCoLC)607419185
Online version:
Neolithic revolution.
Oxford : Oxbow Books ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co. [distributor], ©2004
(OCoLC)609208062
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E J Peltenburg; Alexander Wasse; Council for British Research in the Levant.; Cyprus. Tmēma Archaiotētōn.
ISBN: 1842171321 9781842171325
OCLC Number: 55968529
Notes: "Papers from a conference organized by the Council for British Research in the Levant in collaboration with the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus, 20th to 23rd September 2001, Drousha Village, Cyprus."
Description: xx, 188 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a revised Cyprus prehistory and some implications for the study of the neolithic / Edgar Peltenburg --
Bitter hippos of Cyprus : the island's first occupants and last endemic animals--setting the stage for colonization / Alan H. Simmons --
Island colonization, insularity or mainstream? / Bill Finlayson --
Putting the colonization of Cyprus into context / Trevor Watkins --
The domestic status of the early neolithic fauna of Cyprus : a view from the mainland / Liora Kolska Horwitz, Eitan Tchernov and Hitomi Hongo --
Reappraisal of the archaeobotanical evidence for the emergence and dispersal of the 'founder crops' / Sue Colledge --
Abu Hureyra and the development of farming in western Asia : directions for future research / A.M.T. Moore --
Social space in early sedentary communities of Southwest Asia and Cyprus / Edgar Peltenburg --
The emergence of the Mediterranean fishing village in the Levant and the anomaly of neolithic Cyprus / Ehud Galili [and others] --
Cypriot neolithic chipped stone industries and the progress of regionalization / Carole McCartney --
Hill and vale : understanding prehistoric lithic use in Cyprus / Sarah Tyrrell Stewart --
Flint workshops of the Southern Beqa' valley (Lebanon) : preliminary results from Qar'oun / Maya Haïdar-Boustani --
Geometric patterns on pebbles : early identity symbols? / Anna Eirikh-Rose --
Tools and toys or traces of trade : the problem of the enigmatic incised objects from Cyprus and the Levant / Sarah Tyrrell Stewart and David W. Rupp --
"Néolithique" and "Énéolithique" Byblos in Southern Levantine context / Yosef Garfinkel.
Series Title: Levant supplementary series, v. 1.
Other Titles: New perspectives on southwest Asia in light of recent discoveries on Cyprus
Responsibility: edited by Edgar Peltenburg and Alexander Wasse.
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this publication makes an invaluable contribution to the earlier prehistoric archaeology of Cyprus and the Levant.'--Paula Louise Jones"Antiquity" (01/01/0001)

 
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