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Demographic aspects of Iron Age societies

Stefan Burmeister and Michael Gebühr.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 9141 words.

This chapter looks at the demography of European populations from the pre-Roman Iron Age to the Migration period, with a focus on central, northern, and north-western Europe. As well as...

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Edges and interactions beyond Europe

Peter S. Wells and Naoise Mac Sweeney.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 15888 words.

Iron Age Europe, once studied as a relatively closed, coherent continent, is being seen increasingly as a dynamic part of the much larger, interconnected world. Interactions, direct and...

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Gender and society

Rachel Pope.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Gender and Sexuality. 12297 words.

This chapter examines the relationship between Iron Age gender and society, viewed from the mortuary evidence. It distinguishes an early Iron Age masculine west, an increasingly...

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Gender and Space in the Later Middle Ages Past, Present, and Future Routes

Amanda Richardson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain

January 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Gender and Sexuality. 6225 words.

This article traces approaches to social space back to the 1950s and the subsequent pursuit of the ‘rise of privacy’. It then delivers a historiography of late medieval gender and space...

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Indigenous communities under Rome

Adam Rogers.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 10110 words.

This chapter focuses on a number of specific themes that can help us understand the nature of continuities of traditional Iron Age practices following Roman conquest, the development of...

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Migration

Andrew P. Fitzpatrick.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 23366 words.

Migration has long been one of the defining themes of the pre-Roman Iron Age in Europe. Classical authors record migrations by Celtic peoples into Italy and Greece in the fourth and third...

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The Norse in Iceland

Davide Marco Zori.

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Migration Studies. 13898 words.

The Norse discovery and settlement of Iceland in the late ninth century AD offers a test case for the study of human impacts on previously unoccupied landscapes and the formation of new...

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Regions, groups, and identity

T.L. Thurston.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online September 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 11288 words.

Archaeologists once viewed super-individual identity as primordial and tied to territorial boundaries, useful for describing an orderly past and creating national or ethnic genealogies....

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