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By Timothy Earle,Kristian Kristiansen

ISBN-10: 0521748356

ISBN-13: 9780521748353

ISBN-10: 0521764661

ISBN-13: 9780521764667

The Bronze Age was once a formative interval in eu background while the agency of landscapes, settlements, and economic system reached a brand new point of complexity. This booklet provides the 1st in-depth, comparative research of family economic system and cost in 3 micro-regions: the Mediterranean (Sicily), primary Europe (Hungary), and northern Europe (South Scandinavia). the implications are according to ten years of fieldwork in an analogous approach to documentation, and medical analyses have been utilized in all the nearby experiences, making managed comparisons attainable. the recent proof demonstrates how ameliorations in payment corporation and loved ones economies have been counterbalanced via similarities within the organised use of the panorama in an economic system ruled via the herding of enormous flocks of sheep and livestock. This book's leading edge theoretical and methodological methods may be of relevance to all researchers of panorama and payment history.

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