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409 pages

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Published Nov 2014

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784910365

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Settlement, Communication and Exchange around the Western Carpathians

International Workshop held at the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, October 27–28, 2012

Edited by T. L. Kienlin, P. Valde-Nowak, M. Korczynska, M. Korczyńska

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This volume focuses on the complex issues of long-term cultural change in the populations surrounding the Western Carpathians, with the aim of striking a balance between local cultural dynamics, subsistence economy and the alleged importance of far-reaching contacts, and communication and exchange involved in this process.



Preface (Tobias L. Kienlin - Pawel Valde-Nowak - Marta Korczynska - Klaus Cappenberg - Jakob Ociepka);

The Western Carpathian Highlands During the Neolithic (Peter Bogucki);

TransCarpathian Contacts in the Neolithic and the Early Bronze Age (Slawomir Kadrow);

Long Houses on Hilltop - Camps in the Mountains: Some Aspects of the Neolithic in the Dunajec Project (Pawel Valde-Nowak);

Landscape as a Feature: Using GIS and Statistics to Compare Two Types of Early Neolithic Sites in Lesser Poland (Klaus Cappenberg);

One Too Many Settlements: Das bandkeramische Eythra im Kontext weiterer Siedlungsregionen in Nordwestsachsen (Harald Stauble);

Technology of the Earliest Vessels in the Upper Vistula River Basin - Imports against Local Production (Agnieszka Czekaj-Zastawny - Anna Rauba-Bukowska);

Long-Distance Exchange at the End of the 5th Millennium calBC - Bodrogkeresztur Culture Pottery at the Baltic Coast (Agnieszka Czekaj-Zastawny - Jacek Kabacinski - Thomas Terberger);

Settlement and Economic Transformations in Western Little Poland between 3500 BC and 2500 BC: Internal Development vs. External Implantation (Marek Nowak);

Settlement, Economy and Climate between 3200 and 2500 BC: Late Neolithic Transformations in South-Eastern Poland (Andrzej Pelisiak);

‘Alternative Trajectories in Bronze Age Landscapes and the ‘Failure’ to Enclose: A Case Study from the Middle Dunajec Valley (Tobias L. Kienlin, Marta Korczyńska & Klaus Cappenberg) [Open Access: Download] ;

Erwagungen zur geomagnetischen Prospektion im mittleren Dunajectal, Kleinpolen (Jakob Ociepka);

Plant Remains Found in Archaeological Sites in the Carpathian Foothills - Preliminary Report (Maria Litynska-Zajac - Magdalena Moskal-del Hoyo - Katarzyna Cywa);

Stones Collecting and Preliminary Discrimination on the Archaeological Site - Janowice (AZP 106-65 no. 61) Case Study (Michal Wasilewski);

Dynamics of the Depositional Processes: The Example of the Tree Windthrow Structure at the Graveyard in Janowice, site 44 (AZP 106-65/103) (Marta Korczynska);

Preliminary Results of the Anthropological Analysis of Human Bones from Janowice (AZP 106-65 No. 103) (Anita Szczepanek);

The Remains of the Medieval Settlement in Janowice, Comm. Plesna, Site 44 (Michal Wojenka);

The Bronze Age Settlement in Maszkowice (Western Carpathians) - Analyses and Interpretations (Marcin S. Przybyla - Magdalena Skoneczna);

The West Carpathians as a Contact Zone in the Bronze Age in Light of Hoards and Isolated Finds of Metal Objects (Wojciech Blajer);

Transcarpathian Influences on the Bronze Age and the Early Iron Age Settlement at Wierzchoslawice Site 15 (Ireneusz Miras - Lukasz Oleszczak);

Magnetic Prospection and Excavation Verification of a Site from the Late Pre-Roman Period in Wielka Wies (District Tarnow) (Artur Buszek);

Settlement Strategies in the Early Bronze Age in South-Western Slovakia (Jozef Batora - Peter Toth);

Tard-Tatardomb: An Update on the Intensive Survey Work on the Multi-Layer Hatvan and Fuzesabony Period Settlement (Klara P. Fischl - Tobias L. Kienlin - Tamas Pusztai - Helmut Bruckner - Simone Klumpp - Beata Tugya - Gyorgy Lengyel);

New Geophysical Data on the Internal Structure of the Gava Sites of Andrid-Corlat and Cauas-Sighetiu in North-Western Romania (Tobias L. Kienlin - Liviu Marta) ;