by E. Peltenburg
Council for British Research in the Levant, 2004
Paper: 978-1-84217-132-5 | eISBN: 978-1-7397301-8-5
Library of Congress Classification GN776.32.C93N46 2004
Dewey Decimal Classification 939.37

The move towards a sedentary way of life had a profound effect on the human way of life: the development of complex societies can be directly attributed to the beginnings of farming in place of a nomadic hunter-gatherer lifestyle. When Gordon Childe coined the term 'Neolithic revolution' he meant it to reflect these vast changes that had occurred in the near east. This book extends the reach of these changes to include Cyprus, presenting new evidence that shows that the island played host to settled farming communities at the same time as the mainland, pushing its habitation back by 2000 years.

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