The Tripolye Culture giant-settlements in Ukraine: Formation, development and decline

by Francesco Menotti (Editor)

Paperback, 2012

Status

Available

Call number

306.0939

Publication

Oxbow Books (2012), Edition: Illustrated, 174 pages

Description

The crucial role that the Ukrainian 'branch' of the Tripolye culture played in shaping the historical formation of the Ukraine, and indeed that of Europe, is still not fully understood or appreciated. Although we are mostly aware of its finely-crafted and decorated pottery, along with the highly-discussed house architecture and huge settlements (known as 'giant-settlements'), we often fail to connect the various dots in order to understand the different aspects of its development, from the very first eastward migrations, to the scission into two separate local groups (eastern and western Tripo

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

174 p.; 9.4 inches

ISBN

1842174835 / 9781842174838
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