Search for dissertations about: "Late Neolithic"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words Late Neolithic.

  1. 1. Breaking and Making Bodies and Pots : Material and Ritual Practices in Sweden in the Third Millennium BC

    Author : Åsa Maria Larsson; Anders Kaliff; Jan Storå; Joanna Sofaer; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Middle Neolithic; Late Neolithic; Pitted Ware culture; Battle Axe culture; Corded Ware culture; pottery; pottery technology; craft; chaîne opératoire; mortuary archaeology; mortuary house; burial; ritual; defleshing; cremation; secondary mortuary practice; osteology; ethnoarchaeology; culture; culture change; identity; ethnicity; practice; cognition; body; embodiment; Archaeology; North European; Arkeologi; nordeuropeisk; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : In South Sweden the third millennium BC is characterised by coastal settlements of marine hunter-gatherers known as the Pitted Ware culture, and inland settlements of the Battle Axe culture. This thesis outlines the history of research of the Middle Neolithic B in general and that of the pottery and burial practices in particular. READ MORE

  2. 2. Norm and difference : Stone Age dietary practice in the Baltic region

    Author : Gunilla Eriksson; Kerstin Lidén; Birgit Arrhenius; Michael Richards; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; diet; norm; variation; Mesolithic; Neolithic; Sweden; Latvia; stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes; radiocarbon; reservoir effect; dogs; breastfeeding; gender; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen;

    Abstract : Stone Age research on Northern Europe frequently makes gross generalizations about the Mesolithic and Neolithic, although we still lack much basic knowledge on how the people lived. The transition from the Mesolithic to the Neolithic in Europe has been described as a radical shift from an economy dominated by marine resources to one solely dependent on farming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Health, cattle and ploughs : Bioarchaeological consequences of the Secondary Products Revolution in southern Sweden, 2300-1100 BCE

    Author : Anna Tornberg; begravning och social identitet Gravarkeologiska forskargruppen – Död; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; senneolitikum; äldre bronsålder; södra Sverige; bioarkeologi; vård; hälsa; karies; biokulturell; politisk-ekonomisk; sekundära produktrevolutionen; paleopatologi; paleodemografi; kroppslängd; trauma; humanosteologi; isotoper; Late Neolithic; Early Bronze Age; southern Sweden; bioarchaeology; Care; health; dental caries; biocultural; political-economy; Secondary Products Revolution; paleopathology; paleodemography; stature; trauma; human osteology; isotopes;

    Abstract : In this thesis diet and health of people who lived in southern Sweden 2300-1100 BCE is studied. The study is based on bioarchaeological analyses of human remains from 46 localities in the areas of Uppland, Närke, Östergötland, Västergötland, and Scania. READ MORE

  4. 4. Daggers, knowledge & power

    Author : Jan Apel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Daggers; flint; technology; social complexity; agency; social structure; transfer of knowledge and know-how; Late Neolithic and Bronze Age societies; Scandinavia; Europe; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how far the organisation of a traditional technology corresponds to the degree of social complexity in a sedentary, agrarian society. An examination of the production of flint daggers during the Late Stone Age and Early Bronze Age of Scandinavia indicates the presence of formal apprenticeship systems based on corporate descent groups. READ MORE

  5. 5. The use of stone and hunting of reindeer : a study of stone tool manufacture and hunting of large mammals in the central Scandes c. 6000-1 BC

    Author : Lena Holm; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; High mountains; hunter-gatherers; use of resources; stone tool manufacture; reindeer hunting; landscape use; seasonality;

    Abstract : The thesis raises questions concerning prehistoric conditions in a high mountain region in central Scandinavia; it focuses on the human use of stone and on hunting principally of reindeer. An analysis of how the stone material was utilized and an approach to how large mammals were hunted result in a synthesis describing one interpretation of how the vast landscape of a region in the central Scandinavian high mountains was used. READ MORE