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Ceramics Before Farming : The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-Gatherers

By: Jordan, Peter.
Contributor(s): Zvelebil, Marek.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.UNIV COL LONDON INST ARCH PUB: Publisher: Walnut Creek : Taylor and Francis, 2016Description: 1 online resource (590 p.).ISBN: 9781598747881.Subject(s): Eurasia -- Antiquities | Pottery, Prehistoric -- EurasiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ceramics Before Farming : The Dispersal of Pottery Among Prehistoric Eurasian Hunter-GatherersDDC classification: 666/.609012 LOC classification: GN849 -- .C46 2009ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword Brian Hayden -- Preface -- Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Ex Oriente Lux: The Prehistory of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramic Dispersals / Peter Jordan and Marek Zvelebil -- Part 2. Early Ceramic Innovations and Dispersals -- 2. Long-Term Innovation: The Appearance and Spread of Pottery in the Japanese Archipelago / Simon Kaner -- 3. Pottery Making in Prehistoric Cultures of the Russian Far East / Irina S Zhushchikhovskaya -- 4. Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics of Neolithic Korea / Daeyoun Cho and Ilhong Ko
5. Review of Early Hunter-Gatherer Pottery in Eastern Siberia / Hugh G McKenzie -- 6. Early Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics in the Urals and Western Siberia / Natal'ia M Chairkina and Lubov' L Kosinskaia -- 7. Early Pottery Makers in Eastern Europe: Centres of Origins, Subsistence and Dispersal / Pavel M Dolukhanov, Andrei M Mazurkevich andAnvar M Shukurov -- 8. Early Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics in Karelia / Konstantin German -- 9. Ceramic Anthropomorphic Sculptures of the East European Forest Zone / Ekaterina Kashina
10. Pottery of the Stone Age Hunter-Gatherers in Finland / Petro Pesonen and Sirpa Leskinen -- 11. Ceramics as a Novelty in Northern and Southern Sweden / Ole Stilborg and Lena Holm -- 12. 'All Change'? Exploring the Role of Technological Choice in the Early Northern Comb Ware of Finnmark,Arctic Norway / Marianne Skandfer -- 13. 'Tiny Islands in a Far Sea'-On the Seal Hunters of Åland, and the Northwestern Limit in the Spread of Early Pottery / Fredrik Hallgren -- 14. The Pitted Ware Culture in Eastern Middle Sweden: Material Culture and Human Agency / Mats Larsson
15. Pitted Ware Culture Ceramics: Aspects of Pottery Production and Use at Ottenby Royal Manor, Öland,Sweden / Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay -- Part 3. Early Pottery in Forager-Farmer Interaction Zones -- 16. Hunter-Gatherers and Early Ceramics in Poland / Marek Nowak -- 17. Early Pottery in Hunter-Gatherer Societies of Western Europe / Philippe Crombé -- 18. Ceramic Trajectories: From Figurines to Vessels / Mihael Budja -- 19. Transregional Culture Contacts and the Neolithization Process in Northern Central Europe / Detlef Gronenborn -- Part 4. Ceramic Dispersals in World Perspective
20. Discussion: Living at the Edge / William K Barnett -- 21. Hunter-Gatherer Pottery: An Emerging 14C Chronology / Peter Hommel -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors
Summary: A long-overdue advancement in ceramic studies, this volume sheds new light on the adoption and dispersal of pottery by non-agricultural societies of prehistoric Eurasia. Major contributions from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia make this a truly international work that brings together different theories and material for the first time. Researchers and scholars studying the origins and dispersal of pottery, the prehistoric peoples or Eurasia, and flow of ancient technologies will all benefit from this book.
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Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Foreword Brian Hayden -- Preface -- Part 1. Introduction -- 1. Ex Oriente Lux: The Prehistory of Hunter-Gatherer Ceramic Dispersals / Peter Jordan and Marek Zvelebil -- Part 2. Early Ceramic Innovations and Dispersals -- 2. Long-Term Innovation: The Appearance and Spread of Pottery in the Japanese Archipelago / Simon Kaner -- 3. Pottery Making in Prehistoric Cultures of the Russian Far East / Irina S Zhushchikhovskaya -- 4. Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics of Neolithic Korea / Daeyoun Cho and Ilhong Ko

5. Review of Early Hunter-Gatherer Pottery in Eastern Siberia / Hugh G McKenzie -- 6. Early Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics in the Urals and Western Siberia / Natal'ia M Chairkina and Lubov' L Kosinskaia -- 7. Early Pottery Makers in Eastern Europe: Centres of Origins, Subsistence and Dispersal / Pavel M Dolukhanov, Andrei M Mazurkevich andAnvar M Shukurov -- 8. Early Hunter-Gatherer Ceramics in Karelia / Konstantin German -- 9. Ceramic Anthropomorphic Sculptures of the East European Forest Zone / Ekaterina Kashina

10. Pottery of the Stone Age Hunter-Gatherers in Finland / Petro Pesonen and Sirpa Leskinen -- 11. Ceramics as a Novelty in Northern and Southern Sweden / Ole Stilborg and Lena Holm -- 12. 'All Change'? Exploring the Role of Technological Choice in the Early Northern Comb Ware of Finnmark,Arctic Norway / Marianne Skandfer -- 13. 'Tiny Islands in a Far Sea'-On the Seal Hunters of Åland, and the Northwestern Limit in the Spread of Early Pottery / Fredrik Hallgren -- 14. The Pitted Ware Culture in Eastern Middle Sweden: Material Culture and Human Agency / Mats Larsson

15. Pitted Ware Culture Ceramics: Aspects of Pottery Production and Use at Ottenby Royal Manor, Öland,Sweden / Ludvig Papmehl-Dufay -- Part 3. Early Pottery in Forager-Farmer Interaction Zones -- 16. Hunter-Gatherers and Early Ceramics in Poland / Marek Nowak -- 17. Early Pottery in Hunter-Gatherer Societies of Western Europe / Philippe Crombé -- 18. Ceramic Trajectories: From Figurines to Vessels / Mihael Budja -- 19. Transregional Culture Contacts and the Neolithization Process in Northern Central Europe / Detlef Gronenborn -- Part 4. Ceramic Dispersals in World Perspective

20. Discussion: Living at the Edge / William K Barnett -- 21. Hunter-Gatherer Pottery: An Emerging 14C Chronology / Peter Hommel -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors

A long-overdue advancement in ceramic studies, this volume sheds new light on the adoption and dispersal of pottery by non-agricultural societies of prehistoric Eurasia. Major contributions from Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia make this a truly international work that brings together different theories and material for the first time. Researchers and scholars studying the origins and dispersal of pottery, the prehistoric peoples or Eurasia, and flow of ancient technologies will all benefit from this book.

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Peter Jordan is a Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen. His research interests include the archaeology, ethnoarchaeology and ethnohistory of northern hunter-gatherers and reindeer-herders.Marek Zvelebil is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Sheffield

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