Indexing metadata

The Early Economy and Settlement in Northern Europe—Pioneering, Resource Use, Coping with Change: New Investigations

Dublin Core PKP Metadata Items Metadata for this Document
1. Title Title of document The Early Economy and Settlement in Northern Europe—Pioneering, Resource Use, Coping with Change: New Investigations - Early Economy and Settlement in Northern Europe
2. Creator Author's name, affiliation, country Hans Peter Blankholm; University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway.; Norway
3. Subject Discipline(s) Archaeology
4. Subject Keyword(s) post-glacial; Mesolithic; Northern Scandinavia; early settlement of Northern Europe; pioneer hunter-fisher-gatherers; regional approach; climatic changes
5. Subject Subject classification Pre-history of Northern Europe
6. Description Abstract This is the third volume of The Early Settlement of Northern Europe trilogy from the Pioneer Network within the Norwegian Research Council sponsored “Forskning i Fellesskap (Joint Research – Targeting Archaeology at the University Museums)” project – a joint venture among the five university museums in Norway aimed at activating their collections for new cutting edge research.

The volume explores economy, settlement, and society of the early Post-Glacial (c. 9500-7000 uncal. BP/8800-6000 cal. BC) pioneers of northern Europe. The articles will present overviews and case studies of the Early and Middle Mesolithic of northern Scandinavia in their wider northern European setting.

Given the vast geographical and climatic variation– ranging from the temperate over the sub-arctic to the arctic zones – and rapid and large-scale, early Post-Glacial changes in topography and ecology across the area, a regional approach is desirable in order to avoid cultural and behavioural “homogenization” of what essentially may be seen as a mosaic of great dynamic variation in scale, time and space.

Special emphasis will be placed on how the early pioneer hunter-fisher-gatherers “mapped onto the landscape” – organized their economy and settlement - in turn providing for a broader and deeper understanding of the “big issues”, such as, why, from where, and how they came into different parts of northern Scandinavia and in particular how the maritime component of the economy and settlement emerged. Another issue of particular, contemporary human interest is addressed through studies of how the early pioneers coped with rapid and large-scale climatic changes and their impact on living conditions. In addition new methodologies of particular relevance are presented.
7. Publisher Organizing agency, location Equinox Publishing Ltd
8. Contributor Sponsor(s)
9. Date (YYYY-MM-DD) 31-May-2018
10. Type Status & genre Peer-reviewed Article
11. Type Type
12. Format File format PDF
13. Identifier Uniform Resource Identifier
14. Identifier Digital Object Identifier 10.1558/equinox.30854
15. Source Journal/conference title; vol., no. (year) Equinox eBooks Publishing; Early Economy and Settlement in Northern Europe
16. Language English=en EN
18. Coverage Geo-spatial location, chronological period, research sample (gender, age, etc.) Northern Europe,
19. Rights Copyright and permissions Copyright 2014 Equinox Publishing Ltd