Villagers of the Maros

A Portrait of an Early Bronze Age Society

  • John M. O’Shea

Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction and Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 3-5
    3. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 27-52
  3. Archaeological Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 55-80
    3. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 81-138
    4. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 139-186
    5. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 187-256
  4. Social Analysis

  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 371-371
    2. John M. O’Shea
      Pages 373-377
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 379-400

About this book


John M. O'Shea explores this question by employing modern archaeological theory and analysis as well as mortuary theory to build a model of an Early Bronze Age society in the eastern Carpathian Basin. He focuses on the Maros communities and utilizes the densely encoded social information from their cemeteries to draw a picture of the Maros' social systems.


archaeological theory bronze age classification

Authors and affiliations

  • John M. O’Shea
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-0306-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-0304-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2722
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