Splendid Isolation: The Eruption of the Laacher See Volcano and Southern Scandinavian Late Glacial Hunter-Gatherers

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The year is 12,800 BP. Europe is entirely occupied by people of the so-called Upper Magdalenian culture. Well, not entirely ... one small region, southern Scandinavia, differs markedly from its neighbours. These lines open the first book-length treatment of the cultural evolution of late ice age forager societies at the northern edge of Europe. Splendid Isolation summarises more than ten years of research that connects the cataclysmic eruption of the Laacher See volcano in present-day western Germany with contemporary ...

Splendid Isolation: The Eruption of the Laacher See Volcano and Southern Scandinavian Late Glacial Hunter-Gatherers 2014, Aarhus University Press, Aarhus

ISBN-13: 9788771241273

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