Identities in Transition: Mesolithic Strategies in the Swedish Province of Ostergotland

Identities in Transition: Mesolithic Strategies in the Swedish Province of Ostergotland

By: G. Gruber (editor)Paperback

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This publication is based on the material discovered in connection with recent contract archaeology in Ostergotland. In the last fifteen years our knowledge of the period has grown enormously: this book is an attempt to present the current state of research.

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edited by G Gruber


The Mesolithic in Istergtland u An introduction (Tom Carlsson, Gran Gruber and Fredrik Molin); From blank spot to focal point: An eastern Swedish site from a south Scandinavian perspective (Lars Larsson); Home, sweet home: The spatial story of Mesolithic settlement organisation in Istergtland (Tom Carlsson); Leister fishing in Motala Strm during the Atlantic period: A typological study based on the finds from the Motala site, Istergtland (Thomas Bergstran); From the hunter's point of view: Animal bones from the Motala site (Joakim +berg); Actions in quartz: Some reflections on shiny white stones in eastern central Sweden (Roger Wikell); The flint from the settlement site in Motala: A study of raw material, technology, and function (Nicklas Eriksson); A more human society: Aspects of Mesolithic research (Magnus Rolf); Mrby u the oldest settlement site in Istergtland (Anders Kaliff); Between ancient Vottern and the Ancylus Lake: Early Mesolithic settlement in the Motala district in western Istergtland (Fredrik Molin); Many Mesolithic sites along the shores: Some results from surveys in KolmOrden and Vikbolandet, Istergtland in eastern central Sweden (Roger Wikell); Newly discovered sites on the shores of the Littorina Sea (Alf Ericsson and Roger Wikell).

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  • publication date: 20/08/2005
  • ISBN13: 9789172093867
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9789172093867
  • weight: 699
  • ISBN10: 9172093862

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