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Author Lillios, Katina T

Title The Archaeology of the Iberian Peninsula : From the Paleolithic to the Bronze Age
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (410 p.)
Series Cambridge World Archaeology
Cambridge World Archaeology
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series information; Title page; Copyright information; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1 Setting the Stage: The History of Iberian Archaeology and Geography of the Iberian Peninsula; Introduction; Geography; Histories of Archaeology in the Iberian Peninsula; Spain: Antiquarianism and the Foundations of Spanish Archaeology; Spain: Archaeology under Franco (1936-1975); Spain: Archaeology after Franco (1975-Present); Portugal: Antiquarianism and the Institutionalization of Portuguese Archaeology; Portugal: Archaeology under the Salazar Dictatorship
Alentejo and Spanish ExtremaduraLevante; Andalucia; Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 4 The Creation of New Worlds: The Mesolithic through Middle Neolithic (11,000-3,500 BCE); Introduction; Histories; The Mediterranean; The Interior; The Vasco-Cantabrian Coast; The Western Façade; Rock Art of Early Holocene Iberia; New Developments and Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 5 The Expansion of Interregional Contacts: The Late Neolithic and Early Copper Age (3,500-2,500 BCE); Introduction; Histories; The North and Northwest; The Southwest; The Southeast; The East and Northeast; Plates
Portugal: Archaeology after the Salazar until the Mid-1980sArchaeology in Spain and Portugal: From the 1980s to the Present; Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 2 The First Iberians and Last Neanderthals: The Lower and Middle Paleolithic (1,400,000-35,000 BP); Introduction; Pings from the Void: The Early and Middle Pleistocene/Lower Paleolithic (1.4 mya-125 kya); The Early Pleistocene: 1.4 mya-800 kya; The Middle Pleistocene: 800-125 kya; Late Pleistocene/Middle Paleolithic (125-40 kya): The First Neanderthals; Settlement, Climate, and Demography; Lithic Technologies; Subsistence
Site Structure and Non-Lithic TechnologiesIberian Neanderthals; Neanderthal Art; The Ebro Frontier and the Last Neanderthals; Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 3 The First Modern Humans in Iberia: The Late Pleistocene/Upper Paleolithic (42,000-12,000 BP); Introduction; Chronology, Technocomplexes, Settlement Pattern; Subsistence; Site Structure; Burials and Human Remains; Religion and Expressive Arts; Altamira and the History of Archaeology in Iberia; The Legacy of Altamira: The Côa Valley; Regional Perspectives; Vasco-Cantabria; Douro/Duero Valley; Ebro Valley; Upper Tagus
The InteriorNorthern Meseta; Southern Meseta; Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 6 The Emergence of Ranked Societies: The Late Copper Age to Early Bronze Age (2,500-1,500 BCE); Introduction; The Beaker Phenomenon and a Brief History of Beaker Research on the Peninsula; Histories; The North and Northwest; The Southwest; The Southeast; The East and Northeast; The Balearic Islands; The Interior; Northern Meseta; Southern Meseta; Some Conclusions; Endnotes; Chapter 7 Archaeologies and Histories of the Iberian Past; Archaeologies of Mobility; Taxonomies; Beyond the State
Summary One of the only guides to the prehistoric archaeology of the Iberian Peninsula that engages with key anthropological and archaeological debates
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Memories, Landscapes, and Histories
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1108770509