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The Resource Ancient Crete : from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC, Saro Wallace

Ancient Crete : from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC, Saro Wallace

Label
Ancient Crete : from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC
Title
Ancient Crete
Title remainder
from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC
Statement of responsibility
Saro Wallace
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1973-
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Wallace, Saro
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Crete (Greece)
  • Crete (Greece)
  • City-states
  • Democracy
  • Social change
  • Landscapes
  • Group identity
  • Crete (Greece)
  • Material culture
  • Crete (Greece)
Label
Ancient Crete : from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC, Saro Wallace
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-445) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Method and structure -- Text perspectives -- Chronology, terminology, and dating methods -- The Late Bronze Age Cretan landscape and its use -- The broader framework: strategies of landscape use by the LBA-EIA transition -- Approaches to studying collapse: explanation and characterisation -- Settlement pattern in Crete -- Subsistence in the new settlement environment -- Settlement change outside Crete: islands and peninsulas -- Mainland central Greece: settlement priorities during and after collapse -- Constructing post-collapse society: inside Cretan settlements, circa 1200-1000 BC -- Focus on ceremonial and ritual practice within settlements -- Beyond settlements: the changing cultural landscape -- Mortuary space and practice in Crete and other areas -- The structure of collapse in Crete -- Introduction -- Long-distance contacts before and after the collapse horizon, circa 1300-1000 BC -- The social role of exotica -- Exchange structure inside post-collapse Crete -- Lift-off: east Mediterranean trade and the central Aegean from the tenth century -- Nothing to declare? Crete in the tenth through eighth centuries -- Modes and routes of exchange within Crete in the later EIA -- Crete's membership in the 'orientalising' and colonial worlds from the seventh century -- Main source of evidence discussed -- Settlement patterns (I): the nucleation phenomenon -- Settlement patterns (2): small sites, small-group identity, and trade -- Subsistence and land use in the expanding Cretan polities -- Inside settlements -- The mortuary record -- The ritual landscape and the construction of political identity -- The early Archaic horizon: correlates of state consolidation in the archaeological record -- The polis as place and as concept in Crete -- The value of 'classic' state formation models for PG-EA Crete, viewed in its Mediterranean context -- Introduction -- Special aspects of the Archaic to classical Cretan polis -- Cretan identities in historical perspective -- Serfdom and slavery in the construction of late Archaic to classical society: comparisons between Crete and other Aegean areas -- The public feasting tradition and its political significance in Crete and other areas -- A final comparison: democracy and its alternatives in the Aegean world
Control code
ocn432443187
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 450 p., [6] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780521112048
Lccn
2009033585
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)
Label
Ancient Crete : from successful collapse to democracy's alternatives, twelfth to fifth centuries BC, Saro Wallace
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-445) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Method and structure -- Text perspectives -- Chronology, terminology, and dating methods -- The Late Bronze Age Cretan landscape and its use -- The broader framework: strategies of landscape use by the LBA-EIA transition -- Approaches to studying collapse: explanation and characterisation -- Settlement pattern in Crete -- Subsistence in the new settlement environment -- Settlement change outside Crete: islands and peninsulas -- Mainland central Greece: settlement priorities during and after collapse -- Constructing post-collapse society: inside Cretan settlements, circa 1200-1000 BC -- Focus on ceremonial and ritual practice within settlements -- Beyond settlements: the changing cultural landscape -- Mortuary space and practice in Crete and other areas -- The structure of collapse in Crete -- Introduction -- Long-distance contacts before and after the collapse horizon, circa 1300-1000 BC -- The social role of exotica -- Exchange structure inside post-collapse Crete -- Lift-off: east Mediterranean trade and the central Aegean from the tenth century -- Nothing to declare? Crete in the tenth through eighth centuries -- Modes and routes of exchange within Crete in the later EIA -- Crete's membership in the 'orientalising' and colonial worlds from the seventh century -- Main source of evidence discussed -- Settlement patterns (I): the nucleation phenomenon -- Settlement patterns (2): small sites, small-group identity, and trade -- Subsistence and land use in the expanding Cretan polities -- Inside settlements -- The mortuary record -- The ritual landscape and the construction of political identity -- The early Archaic horizon: correlates of state consolidation in the archaeological record -- The polis as place and as concept in Crete -- The value of 'classic' state formation models for PG-EA Crete, viewed in its Mediterranean context -- Introduction -- Special aspects of the Archaic to classical Cretan polis -- Cretan identities in historical perspective -- Serfdom and slavery in the construction of late Archaic to classical society: comparisons between Crete and other Aegean areas -- The public feasting tradition and its political significance in Crete and other areas -- A final comparison: democracy and its alternatives in the Aegean world
Control code
ocn432443187
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 450 p., [6] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780521112048
Lccn
2009033585
Other physical details
ill., maps (some col.)

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