An archaeology of skill : metalworking skill and material specialization in early Bronze Age Central Europe / Maikel H.G. Kuijpers.

Author
Kuijpers, M. H. G. (Maikel H. G.) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2018.
Description
xvi, 318 pages ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
A matter of skill -- Hard and soft approaches to ancient metallurgy: two sides of the same coin -- Craft theory -- Perceptive categories and the standard of the time -- Metal axes and metallographic samples -- Approaching the data from a craftsperson's perspective -- Late Copper Age axes -- Early Bronze Age Period I axes -- Early Bronze Age Period II axes -- Material specialisation and skill -- The right beginning; intentionality and axe-recipes -- Final reflections: what is skill and what does it bring about?
ISBN
  • 9781138718098 (hardback : alkaline paper)
  • 1138718092 (hardback : alkaline paper)
LCCN
2017015841
OCLC
980858577
Other standard number
  • 40027524027
RCP
C - S