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Woodland clearance in the Mesolithic: the social aspects.

Davies, P, Robb, J.G and Ladbrook, D (2005) 'Woodland clearance in the Mesolithic: the social aspects.' Antiquity, 79 (304). pp. 280-288. ISSN 0003-598X

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Abstract

Did Mesolithic people regard the woodland as a wilderness or park? Previous models have portrayed the hunter-gatherers of the Mesolithic as in tune with nature and making use of clearings to attract game. Using equally valid analogies, the authors propose a more hostile landscape that was conceived and managed with clearings and paths to help allay its menacing character.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Mesolithic, woodland, subsistence, phenomenology
Divisions: College of Liberal Arts
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2012 04:45
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2016 14:12
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