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Landscape and land use in first millennium BC southeast Italy : planting the seeds of change / Daphne Lentjes.

By: Lentjes, Daphne [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Amsterdam archaeological studies: 25.Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2016]Description: ix, 296 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789089647948; 9089647945.Subject(s): Land settlement -- Italy, Southern | Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Italy, Southern | Italy, Southern -- AntiquitiesReview: "This study offers a comprehensive overview of landscape and land use in southeast Italy in the first millennium BC. The mutual relationship between people and landscapes is placed in a broad geographical and chronological framework, innovatively combining archaeobotanical and arcaeozoological data with information from excavations, field surveys, and ancient written texts. The author uses this multi-scalar approach to shed new light on a number of much-discussed research themes, including food habits, the scale and organization of agricultural production, the influx of Greek (c.8th-5th centuries BC) and Roman (c. 3rd-2nd centuries BC) colonists, and globalization in local and regional land use."--Page [4] of cover.
List(s) this item appears in: BSR new acquisitions 06/08/2018-31/08/2018 | BSR new acquisitions 2018
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This study offers a comprehensive overview of landscape and land use in southeast Italy in the first millennium BC. The mutual relationship between people and landscapes is placed in a broad geographical and chronological framework, innovatively combining archaeobotanical and arcaeozoological data with information from excavations, field surveys, and ancient written texts. The author uses this multi-scalar approach to shed new light on a number of much-discussed research themes, including food habits, the scale and organization of agricultural production, the influx of Greek (c.8th-5th centuries BC) and Roman (c. 3rd-2nd centuries BC) colonists, and globalization in local and regional land use."--Page [4] of cover.

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