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Global perspectives on landscapes of warfare

dc.contributor.authorIkehara-Tsukayama, Hugo C., editor
dc.contributor.authorVargas-Ruiz, Juan Carlos, editor
dc.contributor.authorUniversity Press of Colorado, publisher
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references and index.
dc.description.abstractExamines the effects of conflict on landscapes and the ways landscapes have shaped social and political boundaries over time. Contributors from different archaeological traditions introduce a variety of methodologies and theories to understand and explain how territories and geographies in antiquity were modified in response to threat.--Provided by publisher.
dc.description.tableofcontentsLandscapes of people at war / Hugo C. Ikehara-Tsukayama and Juan Carlos Vargas Ruiz -- Neolithic and Chalcolithic fortified settlements of the northernmost Eurasian Taiga / Viktor A. Borzunov (translated and adapted by Igor V. Chechushkov) -- Winter is coming: is Bronze Age "fortification" always fortification? / Igor V. Chechushkov -- Communities, violence and fortification: a study of Longshan landscapes / James T. Williams -- Process of warfare and its landscape in protohistoric Japan / Takehiko Matsugi -- Inscribing power on a landscape: the case of Co Loa in Vietnam / Nam C. Kim and Russell S. Quick -- Roads as communication and defense networks in the Ancient Near East / Tiffany Earley-Spadoni -- The fortified settlements in the Saint-Dié-des-Vosges Basin during the Iron Age and the Roman Empire, France / Lizzie Scholtus -- Late woodland cultural adaptations in the Lower Missouri River Valley: archery, warfare, and the rise of complexity / Kerry Nichols -- Warfare, landscapes and social complexity in the prehispanic Llanos of Colombia / Juan Carlos Vargas Ruiz -- Changing threats: early fortifications and regional politics in coastal Peru, 2500-1500 BP / Hugo C. Ikehara-Tsukayama -- Warfare and alliance: a human-scale GIS analysis of defensive alliances in the Colca Valley, Peru / Lauren Kohut -- Defensive landscapes: problems, patterns, and potential / Elizabeth Arkush.
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dc.subject.lcshWarfare, Prehistoric
dc.subject.lcshLandscape archaeology
dc.subject.lcshFortification -- History
dc.subject.lcshSiege warfare -- History
dc.subject.lcshMilitary art and science -- History
dc.titleGlobal perspectives on landscapes of warfare


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