Grahame Clark was a major figure in European archaeology for over 50 years, and pioneered work in prehistoric economies and ecology, in science-based archaeology and in a world view of ancient societies. In this book, a variety of authorities from Europe and beyond assess these major contributions and provide discussions about Clark's own colleagues and contemporaries, his major archaeological themes and his varied approaches, and his world-wide contacts and travels. The papers provide surveys and opinions on Clark's role in the development of archaeology in the 20th century, and the basis that it provided for archaeological work of today. The book will be a valuable source of evidence, ideas and references for scholars interested in the development of the discipline.Biografía del autor:
Arkadiusz Marciniak is Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology at the University of Poznan. His main research interest comprise Neolithic of Central Europe and Anatolia, bioarchaeology and history of archaeological thought. John Coles was Professor of European Prehistory at the University of Cambridge, and is a Fellow of the British Academy and member of the Academia Europaea. He was a colleague of Grahame Clark from 1960 to 1995, and is Clark's literary executor.
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