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Aegean Bronze Age (Oliver Dickinson) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1994) 9780521456647
Aegean Bronze Age (Oliver Dickinson) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1994) 9780521456647
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Title: The Aegean Bronze Age

Author: Dickinson, Oliver

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1994

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521456647

Volumes: 1; Pages: 364

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Oliver Dickinson has written a scholarly, accessible and up-to-date introduction to the prehistoric civilizations of Greece. The Aegean Bronze Age saw the rise and fall of the Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. The cultural history of the region emerges through a series of thematic chapters that treat settlement, economy, crafts, exchange and foreign contact, and religion and burial customs. Students and teachers will welcome this book, but it will also provide the ideal companion for amateur archaeologists visiting the Aegean.Reviews"Dickinson's balanced and sensible book fills the need for a general treatment of the Aegean Bronze Age that takes into account new findings and advances in archaeological theory. ... Dickinson is clear, sound on details, and up on new findings, and he does not display idiosyncracies or rancor, even when discussing hotly debated issues. ... An absolute must for all libraries--if limited to only one book on the Bronze Age cultures of Greece, it should be this one." ChoicePrize Information* One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Books for 1995ContentsIntroduction1. Terminology and chronology2. The natural environment and resources3. The first human populations4. Settlement and economy5. Arts and crafts6. Burial customs7. Trade, exchange, and overseas contact8. Religion9. Conclusions
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