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From big beat to bebop: settlement between 6000 and 3000 BC in the Fenland basin (UK)

Sturt, Fraser, (2010) From big beat to bebop: settlement between 6000 and 3000 BC in the Fenland basin (UK) Finlayson, Bill and Warren, Graeme (eds.) In Landscapes in Transition. Council for British Research in the Levant. 248 pp, pp. 23-33.

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Abstract

In this paper it is argued that archaeology needs to move towards an appreciation of change at a variety of different rates and scales within a number of different mediums. This is demonstrated through an analysis of data pertaining to change within the fenland basin of Eastern England between 6000 and 3000 BC. Here it is shown that in order to understand the variability attested to in the archaeological record we need to remove barriers between different categories of data, approaches to space and sociality. In an effort to achieve this a rhythmanalytical approach is adopted, through which stance a distinction is made between low resolution, ‘big beat’, traditional approaches to the Mesolithic and Neolithic, and the potential of a more interesting and informative ‘bebop’, high resolution, account.

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Published date: 20 April 2010
Venue - Dates: conference; 2010-04-20, 2010-04-20
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 79840
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/79840
ISBN: 9781842174166
PURE UUID: e9bb244c-1c6a-437a-bf30-0e7c9a7ca3d1

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Date deposited: 22 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:16

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Author: Fraser Sturt
Editor: Bill Finlayson
Editor: Graeme Warren

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