Citadel and Cemetery in Early Bronze Age Anatolia - (Volume 13) - Christoph Bachhuber
Christoph Bachhuber [+]
University of Oxford
Christoph Bachhuber is Associate Faculty Member in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford. He received his doctorate from St. John’s College, University of Oxford in 2008, and has since held research and teaching positions at the British Institute at Ankara, the University of Oxford, and the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World at Brown University.
Chapter 3 reconstructs village societies by engaging with the archaeology of households, and more broadly with the archaeology of communities, to examine how the social life of villages was mediated by relationships with the landscape they inhabited. The chapter places particular emphasis on the farming productivity of households. The relationship between the inhabitants of these places and the land they farmed was also mediated by a shared identity. Chapter 3 sets out to examine how the inhabitants of such villages created socially and ideologically cohesive ‘geographic communities’ defined by their relationships with the landscape and relationships with the people of their past who farmed these same landscapes