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A Living Landscape Bronze Age settlement sites in the Dutch river area (c. 2000-800 BC).

Today, half the Netherlands is below sea level. Because of this, water-management is of key importance when it comes to maintaining present-day habitation of the Dutch low-lands. In prehistory, however, large parts of the Dutch landscape were highly dynamic due to ongoing fluvial sedimentation. Vast...

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Main Author: Arnoldussen, Stijn.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Havertown : Sidestone Press, 2007.
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Related Items: Print version:: A Living Landscape : Bronze Age settlement sites in the Dutch river area (c. 2000-800 BC).
Summary: Today, half the Netherlands is below sea level. Because of this, water-management is of key importance when it comes to maintaining present-day habitation of the Dutch low-lands. In prehistory, however, large parts of the Dutch landscape were highly dynamic due to ongoing fluvial sedimentation. Vast deltaic areas with ceaseless river activity formed the backdrop against which prehistoric occupation took place. Although such landscapes may seem inhospitable, the often excellently preserved archaeological evidence indicates that people lived in these lowlands throughout prehistory. This book des.
Item Description: 2.7.4 a methodology for discovering (bronze age)--settlement sites on or near former fluvial systems in thedutch river area.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (537 pages)
ISBN: 9789088901270
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