Table of contents for The early Neolithic in Greece : the first farming communities in Europe / Catherine Perles ; illustrations by Gerard Monthel.

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1. The land and its resources: the geographic context
2. The Mesolithic background
3. The introduction of farming: local processes, diffusion or colonization?
4. Foreign colonists: where from? 5. The earliest Neolithic deposits: 'aceramic', 'pre-pottery' or 'ceramic'?
6. The spread of the Early Neolithic in Greece: chronological and geographical aspects
7. A case study in Early Neolithic settlement patterns: Eastern Thessaly
8. Early Neolithic subsistence economy: the domestic and the wild
9. The Early Neolithic village
10. Craft specialization: the contrasting cases of chipped stone tools, pottery and ornaments
11. A variety of daily crafts
12. Ritual interaction? The miniature world of 'dolls or deities'
13. Interacting with the dead: from the disposal of the body to funerary rituals
14. Interactions among the living.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Neolithic period Greece, Agriculture, Prehistoric Greece, Greece Antiquities