The Resource Stone Axe Studies III

Stone Axe Studies III

Label
Stone Axe Studies III
Title
Stone Axe Studies III
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume builds upon the model of the first Stone Axe Studies volume published in 1979. It explores how scholars from various parts of the world currently approach these distinctive items. Some papers are united by specific material, such as those working on Jadeite axe blades in western and Central Europe. For others, the link is analytical (e.g., the development of new geochemical techniques), contextual (e.g., work on techniques of hafting or on patterns of deposition) or conceptual (e.g., the uses made of ethno-historic and related models). Taken together, they document the state of the
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
930.12
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN799.T6 S8 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Stone Axe Studies III
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Introduction; Chapter 1 The experienced axe. Chronology, conditionand context of TRB-axes in western Norway; Chapter 2 The Nøstvet Axe; Chapter 3 The evolution of Neolithic and Chalcolithicwoodworking tools and the intensificationof human production: axes, adzes and chiselsfrom the Southern Levant; Chapter 4 Eclogite or jadeitite: The two colours involved inthe transfer of alpine axeheads in western Europe; Chapter 5 Power tools: Symbolic considerations ofstone axe production and exchange in19th century south-eastern Australia
  • Chapter 13 Primary and secondary raw material preferencesin the production of Neolithic polished stone toolsin northwest TurkeyChapter 14 Stone-working traditions in the prehistoricAegean: The production and consumptionof edge tools at Late Neolithic Makriyalos; Chapter 15 The Mynydd Rhiw quarry site:Recent work and its implications; Chapter 16 Graig Lwyd (Group VII) assemblages fromParc Bryn Cegin, Llandygai, Gwynedd, Wales- analysis and interpretation
  • Chapter 17 Neolithic polished stone axes and haftingsystems: Technical use and social functionat the Neolithic lakeside settlements ofChalain and ClairvauxChapter 18 A potential axe factory near Hyssington, Powys:Survey and excavation 2007-08; Chapter 19 Does size matter? Stone axes from Orkney:their style and deposition; Chapter 20 Neolithic ground axe-heads and monumentsin Wessex; Chapter 21 The twentieth-century polished stone axeheadsof New Guinea: why study them?; Chapter 22 Neolithic near-identical twins:The ambivalent relationship between'factory' rock and polished stone implements
  • Chapter 23 Flint axes, ground stone axes and "battle axes"of the Copper Age in the Eastern Balkans(Romania, Bulgaria)Chapter 24 Stone axes in the Bohemian Eneolithic:Changing forms, context and social significance; Chapter 25 Changing contexts, changing meanings:Flint axes in Middle and Late Neolithiccommunities in the northern Netherlands; Chapter 26 Old friends, new friends, a long-lost friendand false friends: Tales from Projet JADE; Chapter 27 The Irish Stone Axe Project:Reviewing progress, future prospects
  • Chapter 6 Social and economic organisation of stone axeproduction and distribution in the westernMediterraneanChapter 7 The felsite quarries of North Roe, Shetland- An overview; Chapter 8 Misty mountain hop: Prehistoric stone workingin south-west Wales; Chapter 9 Production and diffusion of axesin the Seine valley; Chapter 10 A time and place for the Belmont Hoard; Chapter 11 The prehistoric axe factory at Sanganakallu-Kupgal (Bellary District), southern India; Chapter 12 The ritual use of axes
Control code
ocn831118111
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (449 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781842175965
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36404974
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)831118111
  • ebscoaca1842175963

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