Writ in water, lines in sand: Ancient trade routes, models and comparative evidence
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Historians and archaeologists often take connectivity for granted, and fail to address the problems of documenting patterns of movement. This article highlights the methodological challenges of reconstructing trade routes in prehistory and early history. The argument is made that these challenges are best met through the application of modern models of connectivity, in combination with the conscious use of comparative approaches.
CitationCogent Arts and Humanities 2015, 2
PublisherTaylor & Francis Group
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