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Maritime Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Maritime Networks in the Ancient Mediterranean World

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Justin Leidwanger, Carl Knappett, Tim Evans, Ray Rivers, Thomas F. Tartaron, Barbara Kowalzig, Elizabeth S. Greene, Mark L. Lawall, Shawn Graham, Tom Brughmans, Paul Arthur, Marco Leo Imperiale, Giuseppi Muci, Barbara J. Mills
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  • Publication planned for: August 2018
  • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2018
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108429948

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  • This volume brings together scholars of Mediterranean archaeology, ancient history, and complexity science to advance theoretical approaches and analytical tools for studying maritime connectivity. For the coast-hugging populations of the ancient Mediterranean, mobility and exchange depended on a distinct environment and technological parameters that created diverse challenges and opportunities, making the modeling of maritime interaction a paramount concern for understanding cultural interaction more generally. Network-inspired metaphors have long been employed in discussions of this interaction, but increasing theoretical sophistication and advances in formal network analysis now offer opportunities to refine and test the dominant paradigm of connectivity. Extending from prehistory into the Byzantine period, the case studies here reveal the potential of such network approaches. Collectively they explore the social, economic, religious, and political structures that guided Mediterranean interaction across maritime space.

    • Uses case studies from both archaeology and ancient history, across a range of periods
    • Specifically targets questions of maritime connectivity and mobility
    • Brings together contributions from both regional specialists and methodological innovators
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    • Publication planned for: August 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108429948
    • dimensions: 253 x 177 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from August 2018
  • Table of Contents

    1. Maritime networks, connectivity, and mobility in the ancient Mediterranean Justin Leidwanger and Carl Knappett
    2. Robust spatial network analysis Tim Evans
    3. New approaches to the Theran eruption Ray Rivers
    4. Geography matters: defining maritime small worlds of the Aegean Bronze Age Thomas F. Tartaron
    5. Cults, cabotage and connectivity: experimenting with religious and economic networks in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean Barbara Kowalzig
    6. Shipwrecks as indices of Archaic Mediterranean trade networks Elizabeth S. Greene
    7. Netlogo simulations and the use of transport Amphoras in antiquity Mark L. Lawall and Shawn Graham
    8. Lessons learned from the uninformative use of network science techniques: an exploratory analysis of tableware distribution in the Roman Eastern Mediterranean Tom Brughmans
    9. Amphorae, networks, and Byzantine maritime trade Paul Arthur, Marco Leo Imperiale and Giuseppi Muci
    10. Navigating Mediterranean archaeology's maritime networks Barbara J. Mills.

  • Editors

    Justin Leidwanger, Stanford University, California
    Justin Leidwanger is Assistant Professor in the Department of Classics, a faculty member at the Stanford Archaeology Center, and the Omar and Althea Dwyer Hoskins Faculty Scholar at Stanford University, California. His research uses maritime cultural heritage to understand the role of seaborne networks in structuring economic and social relationships across the Roman and late antique worlds.

    Carl Knappett, University of Toronto
    Carl Knappett is Professor in the Department of the History of Art at the University of Toronto, where he holds the Walter Graham/ Homer Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory. He is the author of�hinking Through Material Culture (2005),�nd An Archaeology of Interaction (2014), and recently co-editor of�inoan Architecture and Urbanism�2017) with Quentin Letesson, and Human Mobility and Technological Transfer in the Prehistoric Mediterranean (Cambridge, 2017) with Evangelia Kiriatzi.

    Contributors

    Justin Leidwanger, Carl Knappett, Tim Evans, Ray Rivers, Thomas F. Tartaron, Barbara Kowalzig, Elizabeth S. Greene, Mark L. Lawall, Shawn Graham, Tom Brughmans, Paul Arthur, Marco Leo Imperiale, Giuseppi Muci, Barbara J. Mills

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