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Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan. Comparative and Contextual Perspectives, 2018, 226 p.
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Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan. Comparative and Contextual Perspectives, 2018, 226 p. -

This book brings together specialists of the European Bronze and Iron Age and the Japanese Yayoi and Kofun periods for the first time to discuss burial mounds in a comparative context. The book aims to strengthen knowledge of Japanese archaeology in Europe and vice versa. The papers demonstrate many methodological and interpretive commonalities in the archaeology of burial mounds in Japan and Europe and provide a series of state-of-the-art case studies highlighting many different aspects of burial mound research in both regions. Topics addressed by both European and Japanese specialists include research histories, excavation methods, origins and development of graves with burial mounds, the relationship of burial mounds to settlements and landscape, and above all administrative power and ritual. Sommaire : Burial Mounds in Europe and Japan: An Introduction (W. Steinhaus, T. Knopf) ; Hallstatt Burial Mounds Then and Now: Excavations and Changing Images in the History of Research (N. Müller-Scheessel) ; Excavating the Mounded Tombs of the Kofun Period of the Japanese Archipelago: A History of Research and Methods (T. Nakakubo) ; Bronze Age Burial Mounds in Northern and Central Europe: Their Origins and the Development of Diversity in Time and Space (F. Nikulka) ; Emergence and Development of Burial Mounds in the Yayoi Period (H. Nojima) ; Princes, Chiefs or Big Men? Burial Mounds as Reflections of Social Structure in the Hallstatt Period (W. Schier) ; Social Stratification and the Formation of Mounded Tombs in the Kofun Period of Protohistoric Japan (K. Sasaki) ; Burial Mound/Landscape-Relations. Approaches Put forward by European Prehistoric Archaeology (A. Ballmer) ; Mounded Tomb Building during the Kofun Period: Location and Landscape (A. Seike) ; Burial Mounds and Settlements. Their Relations in the Late Hallstatt and Early La Tène-Period (6th–4th century BC) (I. Balzer) ; The Relationship between Mounded Tombs, Settlements, and Residences in the Kofun Period: Reflecting Social Changes? (T. Matsugi) ; Aspects of Early Iron in Central Europe (M. K. H. Eggert) ; Iron and its Relation to Mounded Tombs on the Japanese Islands. (H. Nojima) ; The Development of Metalworking and the Formation of Political Power in the Japanese Archipelago (T. Matsugi) ; Monuments for the Living and the Dead: Early Celtic Burial Mounds and Central Places of the Heuneburg Region (D. Krausse, L. Hansen) ; Mounded Tombs of the Kofun Period: Monuments of Administration and Expressions of Power Relationships (S. Fukunaga) ; Burial Mounds in Broader Perspective. Visibility, Ritual and Power (C. Scarre) ; An Introduction to the Yukinoyama Mounded Tomb (N. Ueda) ; The Significance of the Nonaka Mounded Tomb (J. Ryan).
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