Detecting and explaining technological innovation in prehistory

Edited by Michela Spataro & Martin Furholt | 2020

Technology refers to any set of standardised procedures for transforming raw materials into finished products. Innovation consists of any change in technology which has tangible and lasting effect on human practices, whether or not it…




In die Töpfe geschaut

Biochemische und kulturgeschichtliche Studien zum früheisenzeitlichen Essen und Trinken

Edited by Philipp W. Stockhammer & Janine Fries-Knoblach | 2019

Band 2 der BEFIM-Reihe enthält sechs Beiträge des BEFIM-Teams und enger Kooperationspartner. Die Zwischenberichte aus Band 1 werden darin vertieft, abgeschlossen und in Gesamtinterpretationen eingebettet. Ein einleitender Artikel befasst sich einführungs- und überblicksartig mit der…




Islands of Salt

Historical Archaeology of Seafarers and Things in the Venezuelan Caribbean, 1624–1880

Konrad A. Antczak | 2019

The early-modern Venezuelan Caribbean did not lure seafarers with the saccharine delights of cane sugar but with the preserving qualities of solar sea salt. In this book, the historical archaeological study of this salty commodity…




Burgen in umstrittenen Landschaften

Eine Studie zur Entwicklung und Funktion von Burgen im südlichen Jütland (1232–1443)

Stefan Magnussen | 2019

In ganz Europa bestimmten Burgen im hohen und späten Mittelalter die Herrschaftspraxis. Doch während dies in zahlreichen Regionen hinreichend Beachtung findet, wurde das südliche Jütland bislang weder von der Regionalgeschichts- noch von der Burgenforschung als…




Pre-Colonial and Post-Contact Archaeology in Barbados

Past, Present, and Future Research Directions

Edited by Maaike S. de Waal, Niall Finneran, Matthew C. Reilly, Douglas V. Armstrong & Kevin Farmer | 2019

This volume provides one of the most comprehensive overviews of the archaeology of a single Caribbean island yet published. Drawing together scholars from the Caribbean, north America and Europe, all working from a range of…




Gender Transformations in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies

Edited by Julia Katharina Koch & Wiebke Kirleis | 2019

In which chronological, spatial, and social contexts is gender a relevant social category that is noticeable in the archaeological material? How can transformations in social gender relations and identity be recognized archaeologically? Is the identity…




Megalithic monuments and social structures

Comparative studies on recent and Funnel Beaker societies

Maria Wunderlich | 2019

Megalith building constitutes not only a past, but also a recent phenomenon, which is still practised today. The documentation and interpretation of recent megalith building traditions is offering potential aid in the interpretation of prehistoric…




Detecting and explaining technological innovation in prehistory

Edited by Michela Spataro & Martin Furholt | 2020

Technology refers to any set of standardised procedures for transforming raw materials into finished products. Innovation consists of any change in technology which has tangible and lasting effect on human practices, whether or not it…




In die Töpfe geschaut

Biochemische und kulturgeschichtliche Studien zum früheisenzeitlichen Essen und Trinken

Edited by Philipp W. Stockhammer & Janine Fries-Knoblach | 2019

Band 2 der BEFIM-Reihe enthält sechs Beiträge des BEFIM-Teams und enger Kooperationspartner. Die Zwischenberichte aus Band 1 werden darin vertieft, abgeschlossen und in Gesamtinterpretationen eingebettet. Ein einleitender Artikel befasst sich einführungs- und überblicksartig mit der…




Islands of Salt

Historical Archaeology of Seafarers and Things in the Venezuelan Caribbean, 1624–1880

Konrad A. Antczak | 2019

The early-modern Venezuelan Caribbean did not lure seafarers with the saccharine delights of cane sugar but with the preserving qualities of solar sea salt. In this book, the historical archaeological study of this salty commodity…




Burgen in umstrittenen Landschaften

Eine Studie zur Entwicklung und Funktion von Burgen im südlichen Jütland (1232–1443)

Stefan Magnussen | 2019

In ganz Europa bestimmten Burgen im hohen und späten Mittelalter die Herrschaftspraxis. Doch während dies in zahlreichen Regionen hinreichend Beachtung findet, wurde das südliche Jütland bislang weder von der Regionalgeschichts- noch von der Burgenforschung als…




Pre-Colonial and Post-Contact Archaeology in Barbados

Past, Present, and Future Research Directions

Edited by Maaike S. de Waal, Niall Finneran, Matthew C. Reilly, Douglas V. Armstrong & Kevin Farmer | 2019

This volume provides one of the most comprehensive overviews of the archaeology of a single Caribbean island yet published. Drawing together scholars from the Caribbean, north America and Europe, all working from a range of…




Gender Transformations in Prehistoric and Archaic Societies

Edited by Julia Katharina Koch & Wiebke Kirleis | 2019

In which chronological, spatial, and social contexts is gender a relevant social category that is noticeable in the archaeological material? How can transformations in social gender relations and identity be recognized archaeologically? Is the identity…




Megalithic monuments and social structures

Comparative studies on recent and Funnel Beaker societies

Maria Wunderlich | 2019

Megalith building constitutes not only a past, but also a recent phenomenon, which is still practised today. The documentation and interpretation of recent megalith building traditions is offering potential aid in the interpretation of prehistoric…







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