Radiocarbon dating and Italian prehistory

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Robin Skeates, Ruth Whitehouse, British School at Rome
The British School at Rome, 1994 - History - 288 pages
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The twelve papers in this volume originate from a conference held at the British School at Rome in 1991, and present a wide range of discussion on the problems and methodology in the use of radiocarbon dating. Contributors include: J Ambers (Some practical difficulties in the use of Carbon 14 in archaeology); S Improta (Contributi all'archeologia e aspetti metodologici della datazione); V Barbina, A Del Fabbro & F Calligaris (An overview of the reliability of radiocarbon dating); M Diana (Tecnologie diagnostiche avanzate per indagini archeologiche); L Fasani & N Martinelli (Problemi relativi alle palafitte italiane alla luce della ricerca dendrocronologica); M Pluciennik (Holocene hunter-gathers in Italy); R Skeates (Towards an absolute chronology for the Neolithic in central Italy); A Cazzella (Cronologia rediocarbonica durante l'eta del Bronza); R Whitehouse (The British Museum Carbon 14 for Italian prehistory); S Tusa (Cronologia assoluta e sequenza culturale nella paletnologia siciliana); R H Tykot (Radiocarbon dating and absolute chronology in Sardinia and Corsica); R Skeates (A radiocarbon date-list for prehistoric Italy [c.46,400 BP - 2450 BP/400 cal. BC]).

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Robin Skeates is Lecturer in Material Culture and Museum Studies in the School of World Art Studies and Museology at the University of East Anglia.

Ruth D. Whitehouse is Professor of Archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. She has researched for many years on Italian and West Mediterranean prehistory, concentrating on social archaeology in general and more specifically

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