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About this book
Drawing on both the results of recent arhaeological research as well as anthropological theory, leading experts synthesize current thinking on the nature of and variation within Neolithic social arrangements. The authors analyze archaeological data within a range of methodological and theoretical perspectives to reconstruct key aspects of ritual practices, labor organization, and collective social identity at the scale of the household, community, and region.
Evolution Neolithic collective social identity farming community labor organization mortuary ritual ritual practices sedentism settlement systems social differentiation social identity social organization