The Horse The Wheel And Language

Author: David W. Anthony
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400831104
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The Horse, the Wheel, and Language solves a puzzle that has vexed scholars for two centuries--the source of the Indo-European languages and English--and recovers a magnificent and influential civilization from the past.

The Horse The Wheel And Language

Author: David W. Anthony
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 069114818X
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This book attempts to resolve the longstanding problem of Indo-European origins by providing an examination of the most relevant linguistic issues and a thorough review of the archaeological evidence.

The Horse The Wheel And Language

Author: David W. Anthony
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ISBN: 9780691058870
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Argues that the domestication of the horse and the use of the wheel by the prehistoric peoples of the central Eurasian steppe grasslands facilitated the spread of the Proto-Indo-European language throughout civilization.

A Bronze Age Landscape In The Russian Steppes

Author: David W. Anthony
Publisher: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
ISBN: 9781938770050
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"The Samara Valley Project (SVP) was a US-Russian archaeological investigation in the steppes east of Samara, Russia between 1995 and 2002. This 21-author volume is the project's final report.

By Steppe Desert And Ocean

Author: Barry Cunliffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199689172
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An immense historical panorama set on a huge continental stage, this is also the story of how humans first started building the global system we know today.

The Lost World Of Old Europe

Author: David W. Anthony
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691143880
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19 Anthony, D.W., The Horse, the Wheel and Language: How Bronze Age Riders
from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World (Princeton, NJ: Princeton
University Press, 2007): 182-87. 20 On house burnings see Stevanovic, M., "The
Age of Clay: The Social Dynamics of House Destruction," Journal of
Anthropological Archaeology 16 (1997): 334-95; for house destruction in
Neolithic Anatolia, see Sagona and Zimansky, Ancient Turkey (2009): 63-64. 21
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How Ancient Europeans Saw The World

Author: Peter S. Wells
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400844770
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The book demonstrates why we cannot interpret the structures that Europe's pre-Roman inhabitants built in the landscape, the ways they arranged their settlements and burial sites, or the complex patterning of their art on the basis of what ...

My European Family

Author: Karin Bojs
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472941497
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And in a sense, we are all family. My European Family tells the story of Europe and its people through its genetic legacy, from the first wave of immigration to the present day, weaving in the latest archaeological findings.

The God Dagan In Bronze Age Syria

Author: Lluís Feliu
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004131583
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The book is an analysis of Dagan, the principal god of the Middle Euphrates region in the Bronze Age. It provides a full description of his character, his origin and his area of influence.