THE BIRTH OF EUROPE
Archeology and social development in the first millennium AD
(ed. Klavs Randsborg). 1989, L'Erma di Bretschneider                                                                

CONTENTS

K. Randsborg: To Study the First Millenium A.D.
I. Introduction
K. Randsborg: Europe in the First Millenium A.D.: Archaeological Approaches to Longterm Changes of Social Practices.
II. The Roman Empire and Barbarian Society
A. Carandini: Italian Wine and African Oil: Commerce in a World Empire
D. Manacorda & E. Zanini: The First Millenium A.D. in Rome: From the Porticus Minucia to the Via delle Botteghe Oscure
W.J.H. Willems: Rome and its Frontier in the North: the Role of the Periphery
U.L. Hansen: Beyond the Roman Frontier
J. Ilkjær: The Weapons Sacrifices from Illerup Ådal, Denmark
III. Settlement Archaeology in Roman Period Europe
G. Barker: The Italian Landscape in the First Millenium A.D.: Some Archaeological Approaches
E. Fentress & F. Gambi: Villas to Castles: First Millenium A.D. Demography in the Albegna Valley
F. Kaul: Priorslykke: A Fortified Early First Millenium A.D. Village in Eastern Jutland, Denmarks.
Hvass: Rural Settlements in Denmark in the First Millenium A.D.
IV. In the Aftermath of the Empire
H. Steuer: Archaeology and History: Proposals on the Social Structure of the Merovingian Empire.
J. Hansen: Dankirke: Affluence in Late Iron Age Denmark
U. Näsman: The Gates of Eketorp: To the Question of Roman Prototypes of the Öland Ring-Forts
V. The Rise of Western Europe
C. Wickham: Italy and the Early Middle Ages
T. Mannoni: General Remarks on the Changes in Techniques observable in the Material Culture of the First Millenium A.D. in North-West Italy
G.P. Brogiolo: Building Transformations in a Lombard City
R. Francovich: The Makings of Medieval Tuscany
A. Andrén: The Early Town in Scandinavia
VI. Conclusions
R. Hodges: Archaeology and the Class Struggle in the First Millenium A.D.IV. In the Aftermath of the Empire
H. Steuer: Archaeology and History: Proposals on the Social Structure of the Merovingian Empire
H.J. Hansen: Dankirke: Affluence in Late Iron Age Denmark
U. Näsman: The Gates of Eketorp: To the Question of Roman Prototypes of the Öland Ring-Forts