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Paths towards a stratified society: a study of economic, cultural and social formations in south-west Sweden during the Roman Iron Age and the migration period
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Stockholm: Institute of Archaeology at the University of Stockholm. 1982. 152 p. ill., maps
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HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Scandinavian Iron Age (E087)
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Food quest (220);
Animal husbandry (230);
Ceramic technology (323);
Smiths and their crafts (326);
Production and supply (433);
Burial practices and funerals (764);
Prayers and sacrifices (782);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
In this study Särlvik examines the archaeological record of southwest Sweden Roman Iron Age (AD 1-400) and Migration Period (400-600) to ascertain the kinds of social formations that existed in the region at that time. She takes a closer look at the artifacts, building constructions, and votive and burial customs from three specific areas: southern Bohuslän, central Västergötland, and south Halland provinces. The subsistence patterns varied with different combinations of farming, stockbreeding, fishing, hunting, and gathering. The evidence seems to point to household- or village-based manufacture of pottery and iron. Long distance trade was negligible (only 29 Roman objects over a six-century period.) Särlvik distinguishes between three different cultures in the region which were part of or connected to nearby cultures in Norway, Jutland, and southern Scandinavia.
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English with summary in Swedish
Swedish summary: p. 147-152 Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Stockholm, 1982 Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-141) and index
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Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Ian Skoggard ; 2001
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