3. Early Farming Communities

Neolithic Greece

  1. John Bintliff

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch3

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD

How to Cite

Bintliff, J. (2012) Early Farming Communities, in The Complete Archaeology of Greece: From Hunter-Gatherers to the 20th Century AD, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118255179.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405154185

Online ISBN: 9781118255179

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Keywords:

  • early farming communities, Neolithic Greece;
  • The Aegean, promising to prehistoric research;
  • Neolithic society, rupture in human occupation of the Aegean;
  • culture–history sequence, origins of the Greek Neolithic;
  • role for geographical factors, early farming communities;
  • fissive and corporate communities;
  • Greek Neolithic, face-to-face societies with egalitarian ethos;
  • complex tell societies;
  • Neolithic culture, craft production, exchange;
  • Neolithic symbolic behavior and material culture

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins of the Greek Neolithic

  • Settlement Patterns

  • The Agropastoral Economy

  • Craft Production, Exchange, and Neolithic Material Culture

  • Social Relations

  • Neolithic Symbolic Behavior and Material Culture

  • General Considerations for Neolithic Greece

  • An Annaliste Perspective on the Integration of Different Timescales

  • A Personal View

  • References