Life in Neolithic Farming Communities

Social Organization, Identity, and Differentiation

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ISBN: 978-0-306-46122-4 (Print) 978-0-306-47166-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Life in Neolithic Farming Communities

  2. Regional Issues, Settlement Practices, and Sedentism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-17

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      Pages 19-38

      Early Sedentism in the Near East

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      Pages 39-62

      Hallan Çemi and Early Village Organization in Eastern Anatolia

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      Pages 63-102

      Households in Transition

  3. Organization of Social Relations: Mortuary Ritual, Social Differentiation, and Settlement Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-102

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      Pages 103-136

      The Quick and the Dead

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      Pages 137-164

      Keeping the Peace

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      Pages 165-190

      Ritual and Social Structure at Neolithic ’Ain Ghazal

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      Pages 191-210

      Is Size Important?

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      Pages 211-230

      Villages on the Edge

  4. Social Relations and Material Culture: Symbolism and Meaning

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 231-233

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      Pages 235-252

      The Symbolic Foundations of the Neolithic Revolution in the Near East

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      Pages 253-294

      Çatal Höyük in Context

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      Pages 295-308

      The Pottery Neolithic Period

  5. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-322

      Near Eastern Neolithic Research