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Archaeology has lengthy handled problems with id, and particularly with ethnicity, with sleek methods emphasising dynamic and fluid social building. The archaeology of the Iron Age particularly has engendered a lot debate with regards to ethnicity, fuelled by means of the 1st availability of written assets along the archaeological proof which has led many researchers to affiliate the positive factors they excavate with populations named through Greek or Latin writers. a few archaeological traditions have had their whole constitution equipped round notions of ethnicity, round the relationships present among huge teams of individuals conceived jointly as forming unitary ethnic devices. nevertheless, in part inspired via anthropological stories, different students have written forcefully opposed to Iron Age ethnic buildings, reminiscent of the Celts.

The 24 contributions to this quantity specialize in the south east Europe, the place the Iron Age has, till lately, been populated with various ethnic teams with which particular fabric tradition types were linked. the 1st part is dedicated to the center geographical quarter of south east Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia, in addition to Albania and the previous Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. the subsequent 3 sections enable comparability with areas extra to the west and the south west with contributions on imperative and western Europe, the British Isles and the Italian peninsula. the quantity concludes with 4 papers which offer extra man made statements that reduce throughout geographical limitations, the ultimate contributions bringing jointly a number of the key issues of the volume.

The big variety of methods to identification provided right here displays the ongoing debate on tips to combine fabric tradition, protohistoric proof (largely classical authors having a look in on first millennium BC societies) and the effect of modern nationalistic agendas.

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