This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the archaeology of Mediterranean prehistory and an essential reference to the most recent research and fieldwork.
- Only book available to offer general coverage of Mediterranean prehistory
- Written by 14 of the leading archaeologists in the field
- Spans the Neolithic through the Iron Age, and draws from all the major regions of the Mediterranean's coast and islands
- Presents the central debates in Mediterranean prehistory---trade and interaction, rural economies, ritual, social structure, gender, monumentality, insularity, archaeometallurgy and the metals trade, stone technologies, settlement, and maritime traffic---as well as contemporary legacies of the region's prehistoric past
- Structure of text is pedagogically driven
- Engages diverse theoretical approaches so students will see the benefits of multivocality
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