Eurasia in Prehistory by International Institute of
Anthropology(2002)

Material Evidence and
Cultural Pattern in
Prehistory

Compiled and Edited by Lolita Nikolova


Table of Contents

Part 1
The Prehistoric Households and Their Behaviour

Tina Jongsma and Haskel J. Greenfield
The Household as Behaviour: An Anthropological Perspectives, p. 1

Emanuela Montagnari Kokelj
The Prehistoric Caves at the Trieste Karst (Northern Italy): Homes, Stables, Cemetries ...?, p. 12

Krassimir Leshtakov
Some Suggestions Regrading the Formation of the "Thracian Religion" (In the Light of New Archaeological Evidence from South
Bulgaria), p. 19

Part 2

Prehistoric Burial Customs

Lolita Nikolova
Diversity of Prehistoric Burial Customs:
Part 1. Towards the Structure and Meaning of the Burials in Settlements in Later Balkan Prehistory, p. 53



Part 3
Dubene-Sarovka Project

Mary Kovacheva, Maria Kostadinova, Neli Jordanova and Valentin Gigov
Bronze Age Sarovka Site Near Dubene (In the Context of New Archaeomagnetic Studies, and Its Synchronization with
Other Bronze Age Sites from Bulgaria), p. 89


Review

Petur Leshtakov
Stefan Chokhadzhiev. Vaxevo - praistoricheski selishta. Faber. Veliko Turnovo, p. 97

Student Report

Tanya Dzhanfezova
Field School at Ludlow, Trinidad, Colorado (USA), p. 101
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Other books and articles on Prehistory of Southeast Europe:

Bailey, Douglass. 2007. Balkan Prehistory. Kindle edition.

Bailey, Douglass W. 2005. Prehistoric figurines. Representation and Corporeality in the Neolithic. Routledge. London
and New York. (
Kindle edition 2007)

Bailey, Douglass, Alasdair Whittle and Daniela Hofmann
(eds.). 2008. Living Well Together? Settlement and Materiality in the
Neolithic of South-East and Central Europe. (
link to the table of contents and booksellers' websites)

Gergova, Diana (Main editor). 2008. Archaeological Discoveries and Excavations during 2007. Bulgarian Academy of
Sciences. National Archaeological Institute with Museum. Sofia. 790 p.

Gheorghiu, Dragos. 2008. Stratified Society in the South-Eastern European Chalcolithic. In The Archaeology of
Semiotics and the Social Order of Things, edited by George Nash and George Children. Oxford: BAR.  BAR
International Series 1833.

Kreen-Leeb, Alexandra, Karina Grömer and Peter Stadler, eds. 2006. Ein Lächeln für die Jungsteinzeit. Festschrift für
Elisabeth Ruttkay, edited by . Archäeologie Österreichs 17/2/2006

Nikolov, Vasil, ed. 2008. Praistoricheski solodobiven tsentur Provadia-Solnitsata. Razkopki 2005-2007. (Provadia-
Solnitsata Prehistoric Salt-Producing Center. The 2005-2007 Excavation Seasons). National Institute of Archaeology
and Museum. Sofia.

Nikolova, Lolita. 2008. Toward the Development of the Balkan Cultural-Chronological Scheme of the Neolithic and
Copper Age (in Bulgarian with English Abstract). In: Gergova, Diana, resp. ed. Phosphorion. Studia on Honorem
Mariae Cicikova, 48-65. Professor Marin Drinov Academic Publishing House. Sofia.

Nikolova, Lolita, John Fritz and Jude Higgins, eds. 2005. Prehistoric Archaeology & Anthropological Theory and
Education. International Institute of Anthropology. Salt Lake City & Karlovo. Reports of Prehistoric Research
Projects 6-7.

Articles online on Prehistory of Southeast Europe:

Bentley, R. Alexander, Lounes Chikhi and Douglas T. Price.   2003 The Neolithic transition in Europe: comparing
broad scale genetic and local scale isotopic evidence. (Research)
Publication: Antiquity
Date: Saturday, March 1 2003
http://www.articlearchives.com/science-technology/biochemistry-genetic-biochemistry/170963-1.html

Biagi Paolo and Michela Spataro, 2005. New Observations of the Radiocarbon Chronology of the Starčevo-Criş and
Körös Cultures, in Nikolova L. et al., eds., Nikolova L. et al., eds, Prehistoric Archaeology & Anthropological Theory
and Education, 35-40. International Institute of Anthropology, 121-122. Salt Lake City & Karlovo. Reports of
Prehistoric Research Projects 6-7. (link to a
.pdf file)

Biagi Paolo, Stephen Shennan and Michela Spataro. 2005. Rapid Rivers and Slow Seas? New Data for the
Radiocarbon Chronology of the Balkan Peninsula, in Nikolova L. et al., eds, Prehistoric Archaeology & Anthropological
Theory and Education, 41-50. International Institute of Anthropology. Salt Lake City & Karlovo. Reports of
Prehistoric Research Projects 6-7. [link to a
.pdf file]

Nikolova, Lolita. 2007. Toward Evolutionary Model of Gradual Development of Social Complexity among the Neolithic
Pottery Communities in the Balkans (Cultural-Chronological and Cultural-Anthropological Problems). In: Spataro,
Michela and Paolo Biagi (eds), "A Short Walk through the Balkans", 89-102. Società per la preistoria e protostoria
della regione Fruili-Venezia Guilia. Quaderno 12