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The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology, 6

SHEFFIELD STUDIES IN AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY ADVISORY EDITORIAL PANEL Dr Stelios ANDREOU, University of Thessaloniki, Greece Professor Susan ALCOCK, University of Michigan, USA Professor John C. BARRETT, University of Sheffield, England Professor John BENNET, University of Sheffield, England Professor Keith BRANIGAN, University of Sheffield, England Dr William CAVANAGH, University of Nottingham, England Professor Jack DAVIS, University of Cincinnati, USA Dr Peter DAY, University of Sheffield, England Dr Paul HALSTEAD, University of Sheffield, England

SHEFFIELD STUDIES IN C, 0 AEGEAN ARCHAEOLOGY .~ .

The Emergence of----

Civilisation Revisited Edited by

John C. Barrett and Paul Halstead

Oxbow Books

Publishedby Oxbow Books, Park End Place, Oxford OXl lHN

© Oxbow Books, John C. Barrett and Paul Halstead and the contributors 2004

ISBN 1 84217 166 6

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Cover: Mediterranean

polyculture

and the palace at Knossos

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Contents Abbreviations Preface List of Contributors 1.

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JOHNCHERRY Chapter 14 Revisited: Sites, Settlement and Population in the Prehistoric Aegean Since The Emergenceof Civilisation

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