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Title The first farmers of central Europe : diversity in LBK lifeways / edited by Penny Bickle and Alasdair Whittle ; with contributions by Alexandra Anders, Rose-Marie Arbogast, R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Christoph Blesl, Lucy Cramp, Philippa Cullen, Christopher Dale, Marta Dočkalovǎ, László Domboróczki, Linda Fibiger, Michael Francken, Claudia Gerling, Seren Griffiths, Gisela Grupe, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Daniela Hofmann, Nándor Kalicz, Zsófia Eszter Kovács, Eva Lenneis, Tibor Marton, Inna Mateiciucová, Christine Neugebauer-Maresch, Geoff Nowell, Krisztián Oross, Ildikó Pap, Juraj Pavúk, Joachim Pechtl, Pál Raczky, Linda Reynard, Michael Schultz, Peter Stadler, Elisabeth Stephan, Maria Teschler-Nicola, Barbara Tiefenböck, Joachim Wahl, Alasdair Whittle and Carrie Wright
Published Oxford ; Oakville, CT : Oxbow Books and the David Brown Book Company, ©2013
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Contents LBK lifeways : a search for difference / Penny Bickle and Alasdair Whittle -- Seeking diversity : methodology / Julie Hamilton, R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Linda Fibiger, Robert Hedges, Linda Reynard, Carrie Wright, Philippa Cullen, Christopher Dale, Geoff Nowell, and Alasdair Whittle -- Hungary / Alasdair Whittle, Alexandra Anders, R. Alexander Benley, Penny Bickle, Lucy Cramp, László Domboróczki, Linda Fibiger, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Nándor Kalicz, Zsófia Eszter Kovács, Tibor Marton, Krisztián Oross, Ildikó Pap, and Pál Raczky -- Moravia and western Slovakia / Alasdair Whittle, R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Marta Dočkalová, Linda Fibiger, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Inna Mateiciucová, and Juraj Pavúk -- Austria / Penny Bickle, R. Alexander Bentley, Christoph Blesl, Linda Fibiger, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Eva Lenneis, Christine Neugebauer-Maresch, Peter Stadler, Maria Teschler-Nicola, Barbara Tiefenböck, and Alasdair Whittle -- Southern Bavaria / Daniela Hofmann, Joachim Pechtl, R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Linda Fibiger, Gisela Grupe, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Michael Schultz, and Alasdair Whittle -- Baden-Württemberg / R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Michael Francken, Claudia Gerling, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, Elisabeth Stephan, Joachim Wahl, and Alasdair Whittle -- Alsace / Penny Bicke, Rose-Marie Arbogast, R. Alexander Bentley, Linda Fibiger, Julie Hamilton, Robert Hedges, and Alasdair Whittle -- The supra-regional perspective / Robert Hedges, R. Alexander Bentley, Penny Bickle, Philippa Cullen, Christopher Dale, Linda Fibiger, Julie Hamilton, Daniela Hofmann, Geoff Nowell, and Alasdair Whittle -- Performing LBK lifeways / Alasdair Whittle and Penny Bickle
Summary From about 5500 cal BC to soon after 5000 cal BC, the lifeways of the first farmers of central Europe, the LBK culture (Linearbandkeramik), are seen in distinctive practices of longhouse use, settlement forms, landscape choice, subsistence, material culture and mortuary rites. Within the five or more centuries of LBK existence a dynamic sequence of changes can be seen in, for instance, the expansion and increasing density of settlement, progressive regionalisation in pottery decoration, and at the end some signs of stress or even localised crisis. Although showing many features in common acros
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 19, 2018)
Subject Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Europe, Central
Bandkeramik culture -- Europe, Central
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Europe, Central
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric -- Europe, Central
Social archaeology -- Europe, Central
Agriculture, Prehistoric.
Antiquities.
Bandkeramik culture.
HISTORY -- General.
Human remains (Archaeology)
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric.
Social archaeology.
Europe, Central -- Antiquities
Central Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Bickle, Penny
Whittle, A. W. R
LC no. 2013020103
ISBN 1842179144
9781842179147