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Author Renfrew, Colin, 1937- author.

Title The emergence of civilisation : the Cyclades and the Aegean in the third millennium BC / Colin Renfrew
Published Oxford ; Havertown, PA : Oxbow Books, [2011]
©2011

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Description 1 online resource (liv, 634 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents 1. Civilisation --2. The explanation of culture change -- 3. The multiplier effect -- 4. The Minoan-Mycenean civilisation and its origins -- 5. The neolithic background -- 6. Crete in the third millennium BC -- 7. Mainland Greece in the third millennium BC -- 8. The third millennium BC in the Eastern Aegean -- 9. The early Cycladic culture sequence -- 10. The Grotta-Pelos culture -- 11. The Keros-Syros culture -- 12. The Phylakopi I culture -- 13. Aegean interrelations and chronology in the third millennium BC -- 14. Patterns of settlement and population in the prehistoric Aegean -- 15. Natural environment and the subsistence subsystem -- 16. The development of Aegean metallurgy -- 17. Craft specialisation and the transformation of the physical environment -- 18. Social systems -- 19. Symbolic and projective systems --20. Trade, communication and innovation -- 21. The multiplier effect in action -- Appendix 1. Gazetteer of neolithic and early Bronze Age sites in the Cycladic Islands -- Appendix 2. Local groups with the Grotta-Pelos and Keros-Syros cultures of the Cyclades -- Appendix 3. Data for the matrix analysis of the early Cycladic cemeteries
Summary Introduction. Civilisation ; The explanation of culture change ; The multiplier effect ; The Minoan-Mycenean civilisation and its origins -- Culture sequence. The neolithic background ; Crete in the third millennium BC ; The third millennium BC in the Eastern Aegean ; The early Cycladic culture sequence ; The Grotta-Pelos culture ; The Keros-Syros culture ; The Phylakopi I culture ; Aegean interrelations and chronology in the third millennium BC -- Culture process. Patterns of settlement and population in the prehistoric Aegean ; Natural environment and the subsistence subsystem ; The development of Aegean metallurgy ; Craft specialisation and the transformation of the physical environment ; Social systems ; Symbolic and projective systems ; Trade, communication and innovation ; The multiplier effect in action -- Appendix. Gazetteer of neolithic and early Bronze Age sites in the Cycladic Islands ; Local groups with the Grotta-Pelos and Keros-Syros cultures of the Cyclades ; Data for the matrix analysis of the early Cycladic cemeteries
Notes Reprint of 1972 edition
Includes a new introduction by the author and a foreword by John Cherry
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 549-588) and index
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Subject Civilization, Aegean.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
Antiquities
Civilization, Aegean
Egeisk kultur.
Cyclades (Greece) -- Antiquities
Aegean Sea Region -- Antiquities
Europe -- Aegean Sea Region
Greece -- Cyclades
Kykladerna -- fornlämningar.
Egeiska öarna -- fornlämningar.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781785707759
1785707752
9781785707735
1785707736