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The Prehistory of Denmark - Jorgen Jensen

The Prehistory of Denmark

Paperback Published: 23rd April 1983
ISBN: 9780415119573
Number Of Pages: 352

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This synthesis of archaeological research in Denmark divides into four sections: the hunters and gatherers; the first farmers; towards a new era; and the chiefdoms of the Iron Age.
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Prefacep. xvii
Introductionp. 1
The Hunters and Gatherers 11,000-4200 BCp. 9
A Changing Environmentp. 11
The Hunting Populationp. 24
Subsistence and Settlementp. 33
Social Structure of the Hunters and Gatherersp. 54
Finds and Interpretationsp. 59
The First Farmers C. 4200-2800 BCp. 67
The Introduction of Farming in Denmarkp. 69
Population Growth and Food Productionp. 78
Subsistence and Settlementp. 84
Social Patterns in the Early Farming Communitiesp. 109
Finds and Interpretationsp. 117
Towards a New Era 2800-500 BCp. 129
A Changing Environmentp. 131
Subsistence and Settlementp. 138
Social Patterns from 2800 to 500 BCp. 168
Finds and Interpretationsp. 179
The Chiefdoms of the Iron Age 500 Bc-800 ADp. 191
Environmental Changesp. 193
Subsistence and Settlementp. 198
The Development of the Economic Institutionsp. 232
Political and Social Developmentp. 255
Finds and Interpretationsp. 275
Bibliographyp. 287
Indexp. 322
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ISBN: 9780415119573
ISBN-10: 041511957X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 23rd April 1983
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.85
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1