The Resource Neolithic Britain : the transformation of social worlds, Keith Ray, Julian Thomas

Neolithic Britain : the transformation of social worlds, Keith Ray, Julian Thomas

Label
Neolithic Britain : the transformation of social worlds
Title
Neolithic Britain
Title remainder
the transformation of social worlds
Statement of responsibility
Keith Ray, Julian Thomas
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Neolithic Britain' is an up to date, concise introduction to the period of British prehistory from c. 4000-2200 BCE, covering key material and social developments, and reflecting on the nature of cultural practices, tradition, genealogy, and society across nearly two millennia
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ray, Keith
Dewey number
936.1
Index
index present
LC call number
GN776.22.G7
LC item number
R39 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Julian
  • EBSCOhost
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Neolithic period
  • Great Britain
  • Prehistoric peoples
Label
Neolithic Britain : the transformation of social worlds, Keith Ray, Julian Thomas
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1823453
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; NEOLITHIC BRITAIN: The Transformation of Social Worlds; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of figures; Introduction: Neolithic Britain-encounters and reflections; One: Writing Neolithic Britain: an interpretive journey; Revolutions and emigrants; Ecology and social evolution; Symbol and meaning; Writing the Neolithic as metaphor; Writing the Neolithic creatively; Writing 'timescapes': new chronologies for the Neolithic; Writing the Neolithic in a geographically balanced way; The grand narrative versus emergent causation
  • Writing 'the transformation of social worlds'Two: 4000 bce: a cultural threshold; Differing views of a threshold; Continuities across the threshold; Innovative communities and their practices; Halls, migration, and complexity: a White Horse Stone tale; New preoccupations, new histories . . . new people?; Genes and migrants; Into fourth-millennium 'history'; Three: Narratives for the fourth millennium; The fourth millennium bce in Britain: a broad-brush perspective; In the beginning, there was fine pottery . . .; A narrative of Neolithization, and the creation of houses or halls
  • A narrative of human burial, and the first creation of bone repositoriesRegionalization and exchange networks; A narrative of changing subsistence practices; Building long mounds and chambers, variously; Creating enclosures and delimiting space within a circle or curve; Delimiting space in a linear way; Cultural diversities and elaborations; The descent and diversification of traditions; Four: Social being and cultural practices; Working and extracting flint; From feasting to deposition; Dwelling; Herding and hunting; Harm; Communicating with pots?; Timberworld
  • Trails of the axes: from procurement to exchangeThe art of transformation in skeuomorphic practices; Dealings with the dead: histories of the body; Five: Narratives for the third millennium; Orkney house societies; The Grooved Ware phenomenon; The symbolic encapsulation of the house; Henging, mounding, and the dead; Stonehenge; Dye in the blood: the appearance of Beakers in Late Neolithic Britain; Six: Kinship, history, and descent; Beginning with trees: encapsulating a hunting and gathering past; The Sweet Track: histories in and between place; 'In the kinship of cows' revisited
  • Times and lives: some clues concerning Neolithic concepts of timeIdentity and descent implicated in the placing of pottery; The creation, incorporation, and embodiment of the 'House'; The communication and 'seeding' of history in stone; Curation of remains from the past in the Neolithic; Patterns of commemoration: burning and marking; Making and recording history through practice; Conclusion: A lived Neolithic; Experiencing the Neolithic in the present; People and things; Neolithic Britain and the wider world; The transformation of social worlds
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192559425
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028360144
Label
Neolithic Britain : the transformation of social worlds, Keith Ray, Julian Thomas
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1823453
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; NEOLITHIC BRITAIN: The Transformation of Social Worlds; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of figures; Introduction: Neolithic Britain-encounters and reflections; One: Writing Neolithic Britain: an interpretive journey; Revolutions and emigrants; Ecology and social evolution; Symbol and meaning; Writing the Neolithic as metaphor; Writing the Neolithic creatively; Writing 'timescapes': new chronologies for the Neolithic; Writing the Neolithic in a geographically balanced way; The grand narrative versus emergent causation
  • Writing 'the transformation of social worlds'Two: 4000 bce: a cultural threshold; Differing views of a threshold; Continuities across the threshold; Innovative communities and their practices; Halls, migration, and complexity: a White Horse Stone tale; New preoccupations, new histories . . . new people?; Genes and migrants; Into fourth-millennium 'history'; Three: Narratives for the fourth millennium; The fourth millennium bce in Britain: a broad-brush perspective; In the beginning, there was fine pottery . . .; A narrative of Neolithization, and the creation of houses or halls
  • A narrative of human burial, and the first creation of bone repositoriesRegionalization and exchange networks; A narrative of changing subsistence practices; Building long mounds and chambers, variously; Creating enclosures and delimiting space within a circle or curve; Delimiting space in a linear way; Cultural diversities and elaborations; The descent and diversification of traditions; Four: Social being and cultural practices; Working and extracting flint; From feasting to deposition; Dwelling; Herding and hunting; Harm; Communicating with pots?; Timberworld
  • Trails of the axes: from procurement to exchangeThe art of transformation in skeuomorphic practices; Dealings with the dead: histories of the body; Five: Narratives for the third millennium; Orkney house societies; The Grooved Ware phenomenon; The symbolic encapsulation of the house; Henging, mounding, and the dead; Stonehenge; Dye in the blood: the appearance of Beakers in Late Neolithic Britain; Six: Kinship, history, and descent; Beginning with trees: encapsulating a hunting and gathering past; The Sweet Track: histories in and between place; 'In the kinship of cows' revisited
  • Times and lives: some clues concerning Neolithic concepts of timeIdentity and descent implicated in the placing of pottery; The creation, incorporation, and embodiment of the 'House'; The communication and 'seeding' of history in stone; Curation of remains from the past in the Neolithic; Patterns of commemoration: burning and marking; Making and recording history through practice; Conclusion: A lived Neolithic; Experiencing the Neolithic in the present; People and things; Neolithic Britain and the wider world; The transformation of social worlds
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780192559425
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(NhCcYBP)40028360144

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