Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2019

288 Pages | 21 black & white illustrations, 3 graphs, 9 charts, 39 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526118868

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Neolithic cave burials

Agency, structure and environment

First Edition

Rick Peterson

Published by Manchester University Press

Social Archaeology and Material Worlds MUP Series

  • Makes a significant contribution to ongoing debates around burial archaeology in the Neolithic
  • Provides the first synthetic overview of Neolithic funerary practice in caves and demonstrates its importance in understanding the period
  • Makes a substantial contribution to understanding collective burial in the Neolithic, drawing on data which is currently little known and not easily accessible
  • Develops a theoretical framework for understanding the social archaeology of collective burial both in caves, monuments and the wider environment

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