Book 2008

The Neolithic Demographic Transition and its Consequences

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8538-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-8539-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XI

  2. Prehistoric Demography in a Time of Globalization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 1-10

      Prehistoric Demography in a Time of Globalization

  3. Demographic and Economic Dimensions of the NDT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-34

      The Expansions of Farming Societies and the Role of the Neolithic Demographic Transition

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      Pages 35-55

      Explaining the Neolithic Demographic Transition

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      Pages 57-80

      The Signal of the Neolithic Demographic Transition in the Levant

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      Pages 81-105

      The Nature and Timing of the Neolithic Demographic Transition in the North American Southwest

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      Pages 107-138

      The Neolithic Demographic Transition in Mesoamerica? Larger Implications of the Strategy of Relative Chronology

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      Pages 139-178

      An Alternative Approach in Tracing Changes in Demographic Composition

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      Pages 179-205

      Zooarchaeological Aspects of the Neolithic Diet Transition in the Near East and Europe, and Their Putative Relationships with the Neolithic Demographic Transition

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      Pages 207-235

      Impacts of the Neolithic Demographic Transition on Linear Pottery Culture Settlement

  4. Settlement and Village Practices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-237

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      Pages 239-286

      A Roof Over One’s Head: Developments in Near Eastern Residential Architecture Across the Epipalaeolithic–Neolithic Transition

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      Pages 287-313

      Demography and Storage Systems During the Southern Levantine Neolithic Demographic Transition

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      Pages 315-329

      Population Processes and Their Consequences in Early Neolithic Central Europe

  5. Community Size and Social Organization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 331-331

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      Pages 333-357

      Global Patterns of Early Village Development

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      Pages 359-386

      Centralized Communities, Population, and Social Complexity After Sedentarization

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      Pages 387-416

      Charming Lives: Human and Animal Figurines in the Late Epipaleolithic and Early Neolithic Periods in the Greater Levant and~Eastern Anatolia

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      Pages 417-438

      Evaluating the Emergence of Early Villages in the North American Southwest in Light of the Proposed Neolithic Demographic Transition

  6. Population Growth and Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 439-439

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      Pages 441-479

      Demographic, Biological and Cultural Aspects of the Neolithic Revolution: A View from the Southern Levant

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      Pages 481-500

      Implications of the NDT for World Wide Health and Mortality in Prehistory

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      Pages 501-538

      From Health to Civilization Stress? In Search for Traces of a Health Transition During the Early Neolithic in Europe

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 539-542