Of Odysseys and Oddities: Scales and Modes of Interaction by Barry Molloy

By Barry Molloy

Of Odysses and Oddities is ready scales and modes of interplay in prehistory, particularly among societies on either side of the Aegean and with their nearest neighbours overland to the north and east. The 17 contributions think of tensions on the center of the way we contemplate interplay in archaeology, fairly the motivations and mechanisms resulting in social and fabric encounters or displacements. associated with this are the methods we conceptualise spatial and social entities in previous societies (scales) and the way we know about who used to be actively engaged in interplay and the way and why they have been (modes). The papers offer a vast chronological, spatial and fabric variety yet, taken jointly, they severely tackle some of the ways in which scales and modes of interplay are thought of in archaeological discourse. eventually, the purpose is to foreground fabric tradition research within the improvement of the arguments awarded inside this quantity, expert, yet now not pushed, via theoretical positions.

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