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Ancient Europe

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Ancient Europe by Stuart Piggott
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This book interprets the main lines of European prehistory from the first agricultural communities in the sixth or even seventh millennium B.C. until the incorporation of much of barbarian Europe within the Roman Empire. It traces the beginnings of animal domestication and plant cultivation in ancient Western Asia, and the transmission of these skills by movements of peoples or by assimilation, in the European continent. The early technology of working in copper, and later in bronze, is discussed. Metal winning and working, and trade in raw materials and finished products, brought social and political repercussions to barbarian and civilised peoples alike

Author Biography

Stuart Piggott (1910-1996) taught later European prehistory to Honors students in Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh, where he held the Abercromy Chair. He retired from the Chair in 1977, and in 1983 he received the gold medal of the Society of Antiquaries of London, as well as the Grahame Clark medal of the British Academy in 1992. He was most known for his work on prehistoric Wessex.
Release date NZ
July 15th, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
New edition
Illustrations
1, black & white illustrations
Imprint
AldineTransaction
Pages
416
Dimensions
178x254x21
ISBN-13
9780202309392
Product ID
1832603

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