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Side-by-side survey : comparative regional studies in the Mediterranean World

Author: Susan E Alcock; John F Cherry
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Discusses the potential benefits of working in a comparative format, with evidence from many different Mediterranean survey projects, and considers the practical problems that present roadblocks to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses (form)
Comparative studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Side-by-side survey.
Oxford : Oxbow, 2004
Online version:
Side-by-side survey.
Oxford : Oxbow, 2004
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Alcock; John F Cherry
ISBN: 1842170961 9781842170960
OCLC Number: 52920721
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Methodological issues. Mapping and manuring : can we compare sherd density figures? / Michael Given --
Are the landscapes of Greek prehistory hidden? : a comparative approach / Jack L. Davis --
Sample size matters! The paradox of global trends and local surveys / Nicola Terrenato --
Solving the puzzle of the archaeological labyrinth : time perspectivism in Mediterranean surface archaeology / LuAnn Wandsnider --
Comparative studies in the Mediterranean. Side-by-side and back-to-front : exploring intra-regional latitudinal and longitudinal comparability in survey data. Three case studies from Metaponto, southern Italy / Stephen Thompson --
Intraregional and interregional comparison of occupation histories in three Italian regions : the RPC project / Peter Attema and Martijn van Leusen --
Site by site : combining survey and excavation data to chart patterns of socio-political change in Bronze Age Crete / Tim Cunningham and Jan Driessen --
Comparative settlement patterns during the Bronze Age in the northeastern Peloponnesos / James C. Wright --
Problems and possibilities in comparative survey : a North African perspective / David L. Stone --
Issues and implications. Accounting for ARS : fineware and sites in Sicily and Africa / Elizabeth Fentress [and others] --
Demography and survey / Robin Osborne --
Mapping the Roman world : the contribution of field survey data / David Mattingly and Rob Witcher --
Wider perspectives. From nucleation to dispersal : trends in settlement pattern in the northern fertile crescent / T.J. Wilkinson, Jason Ur and Jesse Casana --
A comparative perspective on settlement pattern and population change in Mesoamerican and Mediterranean civilizations / Richard E. Blanton --
Internet resources for Mediterranean regional survey projects : a preliminary listing / Jennifer Gates, Susan E. Alcock and John F. Cherry.
Responsibility: edited by Susan E. Alcock and John F. Cherry.


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