Organizing Bronze Age Societies: The Mediterranean, Central Europe, and Scandanavia Compared

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  title={Organizing Bronze Age Societies: The Mediterranean, Central Europe, and Scandanavia Compared},
  author={Timothy Earle and Kristian Kristiansen},
  year={2010}
}
1. Introduction: theory and practice in the late prehistory of Europe Timothy Earle and Kristian Kristiansen 2. The palaeo-environment of Bronze Age Europe Charles French 3. Regional settlement pattern Magnus Artursson 4. Settlement structure and organization Timothy Earle and Michael J. Kolb 5. Households Marie Louise Sorensen 6. Subsistence strategies Maria Vretemark, Hans-Peter Stika and Brigitta Berzsenyi 7. Technology and craft Joanna Sofaer 8. Organizing Bronze Age societies: concluding… 

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