Tradition, Identity, and Change beyond the Roman Frontier

  • Peter S. Wells
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Abstract

The subject of this chapter is the use of objects transmitted through intercultural interaction. The cases examined involve a long-lived, relatively stable frontier between distinct cultural groups. Similar instances can be identified in many examples through time and space. The chapter treats human beings as self-conscious, decision-making entities, able to make informed choices about their courses of action.

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Europe Lime Excavation Gallia Germania 

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  • Peter S. Wells
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  1. 1.Center for Ancient StudiesUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

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