Skeletal evidence for interpersonal violence in Neolithic Europe: An introduction

Rick J. Schulting, Linda Fibiger

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This chapter briefly sets out the advantages of studying evidence for interpersonal violence as found on human skeletal remains, especially for the European Neolithic, for which formal weaponry is largely absent. An overview of the subsequent chapters is then presented.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSticks, Stones, and Broken Bones
Subtitle of host publicationNeolithic Violence in a European Perspective
EditorsRick J. Schulting, Linda Fibiger
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Print)9780199573066
Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2012


  • interpersonal violence
  • human skeletons
  • Neolithic period
  • European Neolithic

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