Balkan Dialogues: Negotiating Identity between Prehistory by Maja Gori,Maria Ivanova

By Maja Gori,Maria Ivanova

Spatial version and patterning within the distribution of artefacts are subject matters of primary importance in Balkan archaeology. for many years, archaeologists have categorized spatial clusters of artefacts into discrete “cultures”, that have been conventionally taken care of as certain entities and equated with earlier social or ethnic teams. This well timed quantity fulfils the necessity for an up to date and theoretically expert discussion on crew id in Balkan prehistory. 13 case experiences masking the start of the Neolithic to the center Bronze Age and written through archaeologists undertaking fieldwork within the sector, in addition to by way of ethnologists with a learn specialize in fabric tradition and id, supply a powerful beginning for exploring those matters. Bringing jointly the most recent examine, with a specific intentional specialize in the significant and western Balkans, this assortment deals unique views on Balkan prehistory with relevance to the neighbouring areas of japanese and primary Europe, the Mediterranean and Anatolia. Balkan Dialogues demanding situations usual interpretations within the box and offers a brand new, contextualised analyzing of the archaeological list of this region.

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