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Landscape has long been central to archaeology as the context within which sites and monuments are preserved, and as a long-lived dynamic entity deserving explanation. Intellectual tussles over theExpand
The Secondary Exploitation of Animals in the Old World in Transhumance and Pastoralism.
Etude des utilisations secondaires des animaux et de leurs produits: traction, transport, laine et lait. Il est suggere que les premieres populations agricoles utiliserent l'elevage principalementExpand
Earliest date for milk use in the Near East and southeastern Europe linked to cattle herding
It is shown that milk was in use by the seventh millennium; this is the earliest direct evidence to date. Expand
Economy and Society in Prehistoric Europe: Changing Perspectives
Over the past twenty-five years Andrew Sherratt has reinterpreted the growing mass of information about the economic foundations of prehistoric Europe using concepts drawn from history and the socialExpand
What Would a Bronze-Age World System Look Like? Relations Between Temperate Europe and the Mediterranean in Later Prehistory
AbstractThis paper examines differences in the nature of inter-regional relations in the Neolithic, Bronze Age, and early Iron Ages, in an attempt to define the specific characteristics of Bronze-AgeExpand
The genesis of megaliths: Monumentality, ethnicity and social complexity in Neolithic north‐west Europe
Abstract The most striking feature of the distribution of early Neolithic monuments in northern and western Europe is their occurrence in areas where Mesolithic hunting and fishing populations hadExpand
Bronze Age World System Cycles [and Comments and Reply]
This essay explores the geographical extent of the world system and dates its cyclical ups and downs during the Bronze Age and, in a preliminary way, the early Iron Age. The scope of these twin tasksExpand
The Development of Social Stratification in Bronze Age Europe [and Comments and Reply]
The emergence of a hereditary elite class in Bronze Age Europe is now widely interpreted in terms of the redistributive activities of a managerial ruling class. This fuctionalist account of eliteExpand
The growth of the Mediterranean economy in the early first millennium BC
One of the most crucial but poorly understood phases in the development of the Mediterranean economy is the transition from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age. During this period of fundamental socialExpand