Past Societies: Human Development in Landscapes [Paperback]

Johannes Müller (Editor); Andrea Ricci (Editor)

ISBN: 9789088909245 | Published by: Sidestone Press | Year of Publication: 2020 | Language: English 200p, H254 x W178 (mm) 37fc/17bw

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Past Societies


From the North Atlantic to the Persian Gulf and from Peru to the Near East, this book illustrates different studies on the interfluve of environments and societies in landscapes and describes certain historical moments and processes in which the interplay of ecological and societal factors is entangled.

Table of Contents

Johannes Müller and Andrea Ricci
Introduction: Concepts of Human Developments in Landscapes: A Structured Research Program
Johannes Müller and Andrea Ricci
Transitions during Neolithisation Processes in Southern Scandinavia: New Insights from Faunal Remains and Pottery from the Site Neustadt LA 156 in Northern Germany
Aikaterini Glykou
Interaction and Networks in the Neolithic Funnel Beaker Culture
Julia Menne
Development of Identification Criteria of Non-Dietary Cereal Crop Products by Phytolith Analysis to Study Prehistoric Agricultural Societies
Welmoed A. Out
Early Agriculture in Southern Peru
Hermann Gorbahn and Markus Reindel
Corded Ware and Bell Beaker between Rhine and Saale: Theories, Methods and Results
Ralph Großmann
Settlement History and Tell Formation Processes in the Birecik and Carchemish Sectors of the Euphrates River
Andrea Ricci
Writing the History of ‘Peoples without History’: The Case of the Zagros in the First Millennium BCE
Silvia Balatti
Iron Age Landscapes of Power in the Middle Rhine-Moselle Region
Manuel Fernández-Götz
Meteorological Medicine in the Hippocratic Corpus
Anne Liewert
Do as the Romans do? Human-Environmental Interactions in Ancient Southern Latium
Michael Teichmann and Hans-Rudolf Bork
Palynological Investigations on the Deposits of a Well Shaft from the Roman Iron Age with Special Reference to Non-Pollen Palynomorphs
Magdalena Wieckowska-Lüth and Dieter Bischop
Human-Landscape Interconnections: The Döberitzer Heide in the Early Middle Ages (ca. 7th-11th century) as a Space of Action between the Appropriation of Material Wealth and the Destruction of the Basis of Existence
Donat Wehner
Seafaring of the Hansa to the Shetland Islands, Faroe Islands and Iceland: The Maritime-Archaeological Potential of the North Atlantic Islands in the Late Hanseatic Period
Philipp Grassel
From Salamander to Siren: Landscapes of Identity
Maren Biederbick
Warscapes: Managing Space on the Western Front, 1914-1918
Christoph Nübel
Ethics in the Practice of Archaeology and the Making of Heritage: Understanding beyond the Material
Artur Ribeiro and Gustav Wollentz

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