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Title Warfare in Bronze Age society / edited by Christian Horn (Christian-Albrechts Universitat zu Kiel), Kristian Kristiansen (University of Gothenburg)
Published New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2018
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Contents 1. Introducing Bronze Age warfare / Christian Horn and Kristian Kristiansen -- 2. Bronze Age encounters : violent or peaceful? / Anthony Harding -- 3. Warfare and the political economy : Europe 1500-1100 BC / Kristian Kristiansen -- 4. Warfare vs. exchange? : thoughts on an integrative approach / Christian Horn -- 5. Maritime warfare in Scandinavian rock art / Johan Ling and Andreas Toreld -- 6. Bronze weaponry and cultural mobility in Late Bronze Age southeast Europe / Barry Molloy -- 7. The emergence of specialized combat weapons in the Levantine Bronze Age / Florian Klimscha -- 8. Beyond the grave : crafting identities in the middle Bronze Age Southern Trans Urals / Derek Pitman and Roger Doonan -- 9. Carp's tongue swords and their use : functional, technological, and morphological aspects / Marc Gener -- 10. Warfare or sacrifice? : archaeological research on the Bronze Age site in the Tollense Valley, Northeast Germany / Gundula Lidke, Ute Brinker, Detlef Jantzen, Anne Dombrowsky, Jana Drager, Joachim Kruger and Thomas Terberger -- 11. Violence and ritual in Late Bronze Age Britain : weapon depositions and their interpretation / Tobias Mortz -- 12. "Warrior graves" vs. warrior graves in the Bronze Age Aegean / Ioannis Georganas -- 13. The Chief and his sword? : some thoughts on the swordbearer's rank in the early Nordic Bronze Age / Jan-Heinrich Bunnefeld -- 14. Becoming the warrior : constructed identity or functional identity? / Kate Anderson -- 15. Body aesthetics, fraternity, and warfare in the long European Bronze Age : postscriptum / Helle Vandkilde
Notes Papers from a conference on Bronze Age warfare held in December 2012 at the University of Gothenburg
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bronze age -- Europe -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Europe -- Congresses.
Militarism -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Military archaeology -- Europe -- Congresses.
Military art and science -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Social archaeology -- Europe -- Congresses.
War and society -- Europe -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Europe -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Horn, Christian, 1978- editor
Kristiansen, Kristian, 1948- editor
ISBN 1316954560 (electronic bk.)
9781316954560 (electronic bk.)
(hardback : alkaline paper)
(hardback : alkaline paper)
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