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The Resource The horse, the wheel, and language : how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world, David W. Anthony

The horse, the wheel, and language : how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world, David W. Anthony

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The horse, the wheel, and language : how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world
Title
The horse, the wheel, and language
Title remainder
how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world
Statement of responsibility
David W. Anthony
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the domestication of the horse and the use of the wheel by the prehistoric peoples of the central Eurasian steppe grasslands facilitated the spread of the Proto-Indo-European language across most of the ancient world
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anthony, David W
Dewey number
950.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN778.28
LC item number
.A68 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
P572
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Proto-Indo-European language
  • Bronze age
  • Horses
  • Wheels
  • Animals and civilization
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Eurasia
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Animals and civilization
  • Antiquities
  • Bronze age
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Horses
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Proto-Indo-European language
  • Wheels
  • Eurasia
  • Cultuurgeschiedenis
  • Indo-europese volken
  • Proto-indo-europees
  • Bronstijd
  • Azië
  • Europa (geografie)
  • Bronze Age
  • Proto-Indo-European language
  • Archeology
  • Horses
Label
The horse, the wheel, and language : how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world, David W. Anthony
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-545) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Language and archaeology. -- The promise and politics of the mother tongue -- How to reconstruct a dead language -- Language and time 1: the last speakers of Proto-Indo-European -- Language and time 2 : wool, wheels, and Proto-Indo-European -- Language and place : the location of the Proto-Indo-European homeland -- The archaeology of language -- pt. 2. The opening of the Eurasian steppes. -- How to reconstruct a dead culture -- First farmers and herders : the Pontic-Caspian Neolithic -- Cows, copper, and chiefs -- The domestication of the horse and the origins of riding : the tale of the teeth -- The end of Old Europe and the rise of the steppe -- Seeds of change on the steppe borders : Maikop chiefs and Tripolye towns -- Wagon dwellers of the steppe : the speakers of Proto-Indo-European -- The western Indo-European languages -- Chariot warriors of the northern steppes -- The opening of the Eurasian steppes -- Words and deeds
Control code
496275617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 553 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831104
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000121
  • 22573/cttrtq9
  • e076e472-ef0a-4f32-9541-86441c481173
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496275617
Label
The horse, the wheel, and language : how Bronze-Age riders from the Eurasian steppes shaped the modern world, David W. Anthony
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-545) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Language and archaeology. -- The promise and politics of the mother tongue -- How to reconstruct a dead language -- Language and time 1: the last speakers of Proto-Indo-European -- Language and time 2 : wool, wheels, and Proto-Indo-European -- Language and place : the location of the Proto-Indo-European homeland -- The archaeology of language -- pt. 2. The opening of the Eurasian steppes. -- How to reconstruct a dead culture -- First farmers and herders : the Pontic-Caspian Neolithic -- Cows, copper, and chiefs -- The domestication of the horse and the origins of riding : the tale of the teeth -- The end of Old Europe and the rise of the steppe -- Seeds of change on the steppe borders : Maikop chiefs and Tripolye towns -- Wagon dwellers of the steppe : the speakers of Proto-Indo-European -- The western Indo-European languages -- Chariot warriors of the northern steppes -- The opening of the Eurasian steppes -- Words and deeds
Control code
496275617
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 553 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831104
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • cl0500000121
  • 22573/cttrtq9
  • e076e472-ef0a-4f32-9541-86441c481173
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)496275617

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