With a foreword by
With contributions by
Birgitte Damkjer Karin Johannesen, Thomas Rune Knudsen, Zsófia Kölcze, Heide Wrobel Nørgaard, Constanze Rassmann, Samantha Reiter, Disa Lundsgård Simonsen, Rannveig Marie Jørgensdottor Spliid and Majken Tessa Tollaksen
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About the book
The result of the synergy between four doctoral projects and an advanced MA-level course on Bronze Age Europe, this integrated assemblage of articles represents a variety of different subjects united by a single theme: movement. Ranging from theoretical discussion of the various responses to the reactions from the circulation of people, objects and ideas to the transmission of the spiral and the 'trade' in crafting expertise, this volume takes a fresh look at old questions.
Each article within this monograph represents a different approach to mobility framed within a highly mobile and dynamic period of European prehistory. In so doing, the text not only addresses transmission and reception, but also the conceptualization of mobility within a world which was literally Rooted in Movement.
Table of contents
A Choreography of Place. Globalisation and Identity in the Bronze Age
The Social Identity of the Oak-Coffin People
Are Valued Craftsmen as Important as Prestige Goods. Ideas about Itinerant Craftmanship in the Nordic Bronze Age
Materiality and Mobility in the Late Neolithic and Early Bronze Age of Southern Scandinavia
The Transmission of Spiral Ornamentation through Bronze Age Europe
The Fårdrup-type Shaft-hole Axes. Material Hybridity in Bronze Age Europe c. 1600 BC
World in Motion. An Examination of the Skallerup Wheeled Cauldron and Conceptualisations of Mobility
The Cosmological Significance of Ships
The Meaning of Hands. A Semiotic Approach to the Interpretation of Hand Stones
The Pitted Ware Culture on Djursland
Supra-regional significance and contacts in the Middle Neolithic of southern Scandinavia
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Between ca. 3000 and 2800 BC, the Pitted Ware Culture of northeast European descent spread to the northeastern parts of Denmark. Here, by far the best…
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