Table of contents for Social complexity in prehistoric Eurasia : monuments, metals, and mobility / edited by Bryan K. Hanks, Katheryn M. Linduff.

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Contents
Preface From Myth to Method. Advances in the Archaeology of the Eurasian Steppe
COLIN RENFREW
Chapter 1 Introduction
BRYAN HANKS AND KATHERYN LINDUFF
PART I. FRAMING COMPLEXITY
Chapter 2 Introduction
LUDMILA KORYAKOVA
Chapter 3 Differentiated Political Landscapes and Non-uniform Complexity in Bronze Age Steppe Archaeology
MICHAEL FRACHETTI
Chapter 4 Climate Change, Conflict, and the Origins of the Sintashta-Arkaim Complex
DAVID ANTHONY
Chapter 5 Settlements and Necropolises of the Bronze Age of the Urals: opportunities for the reconstruction of social dynamics
ANDREI EPIMAKHOV
Chapter 6 The Maikop Singularity: a unique example of the unequal accumulation of wealth on the Bronze Age Eurasian steppes?
PHIL KOHL
PART II. MINING, METALLURGY AND TRADE
Chapter 7 Introduction
KATHERYN LINDUFF
Chapter 8 Formation of the Eurasian Steppe Belt of Stockbreeding Cultures: Viewed through the Prism of Archaeometallurgy and Radiocarbon Dating
EVGENII CHERNYKH
Chapter 9 Modeling Early Metallurgical Production and Community Organization
BRYAN HANKS
Chapter 10 Technology and Exchange: The Metallic Artifacts Excavated in the Ancient Dian Region of Yunnan Province from 5th c. BC to 2nd c. AD
HAN RUBIN AND LI XIAOCEN
Chapter 11 Metal Making and Social Complexity in the Bronze Age Steppes: Material Culture Practices and Value
DAVID PETERSON
Chapter 12 Early Metallurgy and Socio-cultural Complexity: A view based on archaeological discoveries in eastern Central Asia
JIANJUN MEI
PART III. FRONTIERS AND BORDER DYNAMICS
Chapter 13 Introduction
TOM BARFIELD
Chapter 14 Violence on the Frontiers? Sources of power and socio-political change at the easternmost parts of the Eurasian steppes during the early first millennium BCE
GIDEON SCHELACH
Chapter 15 First Millennium BCE Beifang Artifacts as Historical Documents
EMMA BUNKER
Chapter 16 Blurring the Boundaries: Uncovering the Complex Interactions between Foragers and Pastoralists in the Volga-Ural Region
LAURA POPOVA
PART IV. SOCIAL POWER, MONUMENTALITY AND MOBILITY
Chapter 17 Introduction
FRANCIS ALLARD
Chapter 18 Re-writing Monumental Landscapes as Inner Asian Political Process
WILLIAM HONEYCHURCH, JOSHUA WRIGHT & CHUNAG AMARTUVSHIN
Chapter 19 ¿Socially Integrative Facilities¿ and the Emergence of Societal Complexity on the Mongolian Steppe
JEAN-LUC HOULE
Chapter 20 Deer Stones and Khirigsuurs: Pre-Scythian Bronze Age Ceremonialism and Art in Northern Mongolia
WILLIAM FITZHUGH

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social archaeology -- Eurasia.
Steppe archaeology -- Eurasia.
Prehistoric peoples -- Eurasia.
Monuments -- Eurasia -- History.
Metallurgy -- Eurasia -- History.
Social mobility -- Eurasia -- History.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Eurasia.
Eurasia -- Antiquities.
China -- Antiquities.
Soviet Union -- Antiquities.