By Ian Kuijt
Drawing on either the result of fresh archaeological study and anthropological conception, top specialists synthesize present considering at the nature of and version inside Neolithic social preparations. The authors study archaeological information inside of a number of methodological and theoretical views to reconstruct key points of formality practices, hard work association, and collective social identification on the scale of the loved ones, neighborhood, and area.
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In keeping with the general theme of this volume, this chapter focuses on the general structure and organization of the society that once inhabited Hallan Çemi, a proto-Neolithic site in the Taurus foothills of eastern Anatolia. Hallan Çemi is the oldest fully settled village site thus far known from eastern Anatolia. It represents the remains of an essentially sedentary huntergatherer society, albeit one on the threshold of animal domestication, that inhabited the upper reaches of the Tigris toward the end of the eleventh millennium bp (uncalibrated).
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1996, Jerf el-Ahmar: A New Mureybetian Site (PPNA) on the Middle Euphrates. Neo-Lithics 2: 1-2. , and Betts, A,, 1989, Qermez Dere and the Early Aceramic Neolithic in Northern Iraq. Paléorient 15(1): 19-24. , 1981, Optimal Foraging Strategies and Hunter-Gatherer Research in Anthropology: Theory and Models. In Hunter-Gatherer Foraging Stategies, edited by B. Winterhalder and E. A. Smith, pp, 13-35. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois. This page intentionally left blank. Part II Regional Issues, Settlement Practices, and Sedentism Traditionally arguments of the nature of Neolithic social organization have been founded, in part, on considerations of regional settlement practices and an understanding of the process by which communities become increasingly sedentary in the Epipaleolithic and Neolithic periods.