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The Resource Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean, edited by Andrea Vianello

Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean, edited by Andrea Vianello

Label
Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean
Title
Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrea Vianello
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines how exotic materials were exchanged and used across the Mediterranean from the Neolithic era to the Iron Age, focusing on the Bronze Age. A variety of materials and interpretative approaches are presented through several case studies. These emphasise how the value of exotic materials depended on the context in which they were consumed. The book firmly departs from assumptions of fixed categories such as prestige items or corresponding values, as evident in the Amarna letters. Instead, it shows how almost any object could be appreciated or ignored depending primarily on the c
Cataloging source
E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vianello, Andrea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Commerce, Prehistoric
  • Navigation, Prehistoric
  • Material culture
  • Social archaeology
  • Mediterranean Region
  • HISTORY
  • Antiquities
  • Commerce, Prehistoric
  • Material culture
  • Navigation, Prehistoric
  • Social archaeology
  • Mediterranean Region
  • Commerce, Prehistoric -- Mediterranean Region
  • Material culture -- Mediterranean Region
  • Mediterranean Region -- Antiquities
  • Navigation, Prehistoric -- Mediterranean Region
  • Social archaeology -- Mediterranean Region
  • HISTORY / Ancient / General
Label
Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean, edited by Andrea Vianello
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 1. The neolithic -- section 2. Amber -- section 3. The east Mediterranean and the Aegean Bronze Age -- section 4. Westward ho! the ships -- section 5. Broadening the perspective
Control code
ocn847620374
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 pages, [8] pages of color plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842176238
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvgzcmd3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847620374
Label
Exotica in the prehistoric Mediterranean, edited by Andrea Vianello
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 1. The neolithic -- section 2. Amber -- section 3. The east Mediterranean and the Aegean Bronze Age -- section 4. Westward ho! the ships -- section 5. Broadening the perspective
Control code
ocn847620374
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 200 pages, [8] pages of color plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842176238
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvgzcmd3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847620374

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