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The Aegean Bronze Age : Cambridge World Archaeology (Paperback) - Oliver Dickinson

The Aegean Bronze Age

Cambridge World Archaeology (Paperback)

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Published: 2nd May 1994
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Oliver Dickinson has written a scholarly, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the prehistoric civilizations of Greece. The Aegean Bronze Age, the long period from roughly 3000 to 1000 BC, saw the rise and fall of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The cultural history of the region emerges through a series of thematic chapters that treat settlement, economy, crafts, exchange and foreign contact (particularly with the civilizations of the Near East), and religion and burial customs. Students and teachers will welcome this book, but it will also provide the ideal companion for amateur archaeologists visiting the Aegean.

'Provides an overview of excellence. This impressively researched and clearly written book covers the most important events between 3300 BC and 1000 BC ... useful for students and experts alike.' New Scientist

Introduction
Terminology and chronology
The natural environment and resources
The first human populations
Settlement and economy
Arts and crafts
Burial customs
Trade, exchange, and overseas contact
Religion
Conclusions.
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ISBN: 9780521456647
ISBN-10: 0521456649
Series: Cambridge World Archaeology (Paperback)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 366
Published: 2nd May 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.3 x 17.4  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.72