By Helen Dawson

ISBN-10: 1611329949

ISBN-13: 9781611329940

Islands are perfect case experiences for exploring social connectivity, episodes of colonisation, abandonment, and alternating stages of cultural interplay and isolation. Their societies demonstrate diversified attitudes towards the land and the ocean, which in flip forged gentle on staff identities. This quantity advances theoretical discussions of island archaeology through supplying a comparative examine of the archaeology of colonisation, abandonment, and resettlement of the Mediterranean islands in prehistory. This comparative and thematic examine encourages anthropological reflections at the archaeology of the islands, eventually concentrating on humans instead of geographical devices, and particularly at the kin among islanders, mainlanders, and the construction of islander identities. This quantity has importance for students drawn to Mediterranean archaeology, in addition to these extra widely in colonisation and abandonment.

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