Early Urbanism in Europe The Trypillia Megasites of the Ukrainian Forest-Steppe

Chapman, John and Gaydarska, Bisserka and Videiko, Mykhailo and Burdo, Nataliia and Pashkevych, Galyna and Ovchinnikov, Edvard and Rud, Vitalii and Hale, Duncan (2020) Early Urbanism in Europe The Trypillia Megasites of the Ukrainian Forest-Steppe Колективна (три і більше авторів). Early Urbanism in Europe. De Gruyter Poland Ltd, Warsaw/Berlin.

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Abstract

For over 60 years, the accepted view of cultural evolution was that the world's first cities developed in the Fertile Crescent in the 4th millennium BC. This view overlooks the emergence of a much neglected class of sites—the Trypillia megasites of the Ukrainian forest-steppe. The megasites were in fact larger and earlier than the Mesopotamian cities and demonstrate an alternative pathway towards cities without strong central administration and any later urban legacy. In this book, a team of international authors examines the hypothesis of independent Eastern European urbanism using the evidence gathered from the multi-disciplinary investigation of the megasite of Nebelivka.

Item Type: Monograph (Колективна (три і більше авторів))
Additional Information: https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110664959
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cucuteni-Trypillia; Forest Neolithic; Forest-steppe; Majdanetske; Nebelivka; Neolithic; Remote sensing; Settlement; Trypillia megasites; Ukrain; Urbanism
Subjects: Монографії > Видані міжнародними видавництвами (за класифікацією SENSE)
Divisions: Факультети > Історико-філософський факультет > НДЛ археології
Depositing User: д.і.н. Михайло Юрієвич Відейко
Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2020 05:52
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2020 05:52
URI: http://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/31630

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