Beyond Thalassocracies: Understanding Processes of by Evi Gorogianni,Peter Pavuk,Luca Girella

By Evi Gorogianni,Peter Pavuk,Luca Girella

Beyond Thalassocracies goals to judge and reconsider the way during which archaeologists technique, comprehend, and examine a few of the techniques linked to tradition swap hooked up to interregional touch, utilizing as a attempt case the realm of the Aegean in the course of the past due Bronze Age (c. 1600–1100 BC). The 14 chapters examine and distinction a number of features of the phenomena of Minoanisation and Mycenaeanisation, either one of which proportion the elemental underlying defining function of fabric tradition swap in groups round the Aegean. this variation used to be pushed via traits manifesting themselves within the dominant palatial groups of every interval of the Bronze Age. over the last decade, our knowing of the way those procedures built and functioned has replaced significantly. while present discussions on Minoanisation have already been proficient by way of newer theoretical traits, specifically in fabric tradition experiences and post‐colonial thought, the method of Mycenaeanisation continues to be a great deal conceptualized alongside conventional traces of rationalization. considering that those phenomena happened in chronological series, it is smart that any reappraisal in their nature and value may still goal these areas of the Aegean basin that have been stricken by either methods, highlighting their similarities and transformations. therefore, within the current quantity we specialise in the southern and japanese Aegean, particularly the Cyclades, Dodecanese, and the north-eastern Aegean islands.

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