Mobility and Social Change: Understanding the European Neolithic Period after the Archaeogenetic Revolution

  title={Mobility and Social Change: Understanding the European Neolithic Period after the Archaeogenetic Revolution},
  author={Martin Furholt},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Research},
  • Martin Furholt
  • Published 4 January 2021
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Archaeological Research
This paper discusses and synthesizes the consequences of the archaeogenetic revolution to our understanding of mobility and social change during the Neolithic period in Europe (6500–2000 BC). In spite of major obstacles to a productive integration of archaeological and anthropological knowledge with ancient DNA data, larger changes in the European gene pool are detected and taken as indications for large-scale migrations during two major periods: the Early Neolithic expansion into Europe (6500… 

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