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Iberia Protohistory of the Far West of Europe
From Neolithic to Roman Conquest

Edited by Martin Almagro-Gorbea

Iberia Protohistory of the Far West of Europe
Paperback, 361 pages £15.00
Published: 2014
ISBN: 9788492681914
Format: 280mm x 210mm
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Subjects: Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics and Business, European Studies, History, Linguistics and Lexicography, Philosophy and Religion

This is an updated, innovative view of the last six millennia BCE in the Iberian Peninsula: the last land in Eurasia and the "Far West" of the Old World. Its diversity of lands, soils, climates and external contacts resulted in a wide variety of cultures, as if it were a micro-continent.

This book is divided into three parts: the Neolithic and Chalcolithic; the Bronze Age on Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts; and the Iron Age as an affirmation of the urban life that culminated in Romanization. Structured in 15 chapters, authored by leading specialists, it is a modern and dynamic summary written with the perspective of the future and multi-disciplinary methodology. The book covers all aspects of the different cultures and peoples who formed the complex mosaic of protohistory in the Iberian Peninsula, from the latest archaeological discoveries to new research on technology, economy, society, religion, ideology, linguistics, oral traditions reflected in iconography, and palaeo-genetics based on DNA.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 361 pages
ISBN:
 9788492681914
Format:
 280mm x 210mm

BIC Code:
 1D, 3B, CF, HBJD, HD, HDDA, HDW, HR, JHM, JHMC, KCZ
BISAC Code:
  BUS023000, HIS010000, LAN009000, REL000000, REL072000, SOC002000, SOC002010, SOC003000
Imprint:
 Universidad de Burgos


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