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Author Perles, Catherine.

Title The early Neolithic in Greece : the first farming communities in Europe / Catherine Perles ; illustrations by Gerard Monthel.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  938.01 P421e 2001    ---  Available
Description xiv, 356 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Cambridge world archaeology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The land and its resources : the geographic context -- The Mesolithic background -- The introduction of farming : local processes, diffusion or colonization? -- Foreign colonists : where from? -- The earliest Neolithic deposits : 'aceramic', 'pre-pottery' or 'ceramic'? -- The spread of the Early Neolithic in Greece : chronological and geographical aspects -- A case study in Early Neolithic settlement patterns : eastern Thessaly -- Early Neolithic subsistence economy : the domestic and the wild -- The early Neolithic village -- Craft specialization : the contrasting cases of chipped-stone tools, pottery and ornaments -- A variety of daily crafts -- Ritual interaction? The miniature world of 'dolls or deities' -- Interacting with the dead : from the disposal of the body to funerary rituals -- Interactions among the living.
Subject Neolithic period -- Greece.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Greece.
Greece -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0521000270 (pbk.)

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