Lesson 11: Bibliography

The First Palaces in the Aegean

[Updated December 2011]

J. C. Barrett and K. Damilati, “’Some Light on the Early Origins of Them All’: Generalization and the Explanation of Civilization Revisited,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 145-169.

J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004).

J. Bamberger, “The Myth of Matriarchy: Why Men Rule in Primitive Society,” in M. Z. Rosaldo and L. Lampher (eds.), Women, Culture and Society (Stanford 1974) 263-280.

K. Branigan, “Craft Specialization in Minoan Crete,” in O. Krzyszkowska and L. Nixon (eds.), Minoan Society (Bristol 1983) 23-32.

K. Branigan, “The Economic Roles of the First Palaces,” in R. Hägg and N. Marinatos (eds.), The Function of the Minoan Palaces (Stockholm 1987) 245-249.

K. Branigan, “Some Observations on State Formation in Crete,” in E. B. French and K. A. Wardle (eds.), Problems in Greek Prehistory (Bristol 1988) 63-71.

K. Branigan, “Social Security and the State in Middle Bronze Age Crete,” Aegaeum 2 (Liège 1988) 11-16.

K. Branigan, “A Dynamic View of the Early Palaces,” in Pepragmena tou ST‘ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Chania 1990) A1: 147-159.

K. Branigan, “Social Transformations and the Rise of the State in Crete,” in R. Laffineur and W-D. Niemeier (eds.), POLITEIA: Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 12] (Liège/Austin 1995) I: 33-42.

G. Cadogan, “The Rise of the Minoan Palaces,” BICS 28(1981) 164-165.

D. Catapoti, From Power to Paradigm: Rethinking the Emergence of the ‘Palatial Phenomenon’ in Bronze Age Crete (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Sheffield 2005).

J. F. Cherry, “Generalisation and the Archaeology of the State,” in D. Green, C. Haselgrove, and M. Spriggs (eds.), Social Organisation and Settlement [BAR-IS 47] (Oxford 1978) 411-437.

J. F. Cherry, “Evolution, Revolution, and the Origins of Complex Society in Minoan Crete,” in O. Krzyszkowska and L. Nixon (eds.), Minoan Society (Bristol 1983) 33-45.

J. F. Cherry, “The Emergence of the State in the Prehistoric Aegean,” Proceedings of the Cambridge Philological Society 30(1984) 18-48.

J. F. Cherry, “Polities and Palaces: Some Problems in Minoan State Formation,” in C. Renfrew and J. F. Cherry (eds.), Peer Polity Interaction and Socio-Political Change (Cambridge 1986) 19-45.

J. F. Cherry, “Power in Space: Archaeological and Geographical Studies of the State,” in M. Wagstaff (ed.), Landscape and Culture: Geographical and Archaeological Perspectives (Oxford 1987) 146-172.

M. Dabney, “The Later Stages of State Formation in Palatial Crete,” in R. Laffineur and W-D. Niemeier (eds.), POLITEIA: Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 12] (Liège/Austin 1995) I: 43-47.

M. Dabney and J. C. Wright, “Mortuary Customs, Palatial Society and State Formation in the Aegean Area: A Comparative Study,” in R. Hägg and G. C. Nordquist (eds.), Celebrations of Death and Divinity in the Bronze Age Argolid (Stockholm 1990) 45-53.

P. M. Day and D. E. Wilson, “Landscapes of Memory, Craft and Power in Prepalatial and Protopalatial Knossos,” in Y. Hamilakis (ed.), Labyrinth Revisited: Rethinking ‘Minoan’ Archaeology (Oxford 2002) 143-166.

J. Driessen, “IIb or Not IIb: On the Beginnings of Minoan Monument Building,” in J. Bretschneider, J. Driessen, and K. van Lerberghe (eds.), Power and Architecture: Monumental Public Architecture in the Bronze Age Near East and Aegean (Leuven 2007) 73-92.

R. C. Dunnell, “Evolutionary Theory and Archaeology,” Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory 3(1980) 35-99.

A. Farnoux, “La fondation de la royauté minoenne: XXème siècle avant ou après Jésus-Christ?,” in R. Laffineur and W-D. Niemeier (eds.), POLITEIA: Society and State in the Aegean Bronze Age [Aegaeum 12] (Liège/Austin 1995) II: 323-334.

T. W. Gallant, Risk and Survival in Ancient Greece: Reconstructing the Rural Domestic Economy (Stanford 1991).

C. Gamble, “Surplus and Self-Sufficiency in the Cycladic Subsistence Economy,” in J. L. Davis and J. F. Cherry (eds.), Papers in Cycladic Prehistory (Los Angeles 1979) 122-134.

C. Gamble, “Social Control and the Economy,” in A. Sheridan and G. Bailey (eds.), Economic Archaeology (Oxford 1981) 215-229.

H. Geiss, “Zur Entstehung der kretischen Palastwirtschaft,” Klio 56(1974) 311-323.

A. Gilman, “The Development of Social Stratification in Bronze Age Europe,” Current Anthropology 22(1981) 1-8.

A. Gilman, “Trajectories toward Social Complexity in the Later Prehistory of the Mediterranean,” in T. Earle (ed.), Chiefdoms: Power, Economy, and Ideology (Cambridge 1991) 146-168.

L. Godart, A. Kanta, and A. Tzigounaki, “La bureaucratie palatiale: Naissance et évolution d’un système de pouvoir en Égée,” in E. De Miro, L. Godart, and A. Sacconi (eds.), Atti e memorie del secondo congresso internazionale di micenologia [Incunabula Graeca 98] (Rome 1996) II: 581-598.

D. C. Haggis, “Integration and Complexity in the Late Pre-Palatial Period. A View from the Countryside in Eastern Crete,” in Y. Hamilakis (ed.), Labyrinth Revisited: Rethinking ‘Minoan’ Archaeology (Oxford 2002) 120-142.

P. Halstead, “From Determinism to Uncertainty: Social Storage and the Rise of the Minoan Palace,” in A. Sheridan and G. Bailey (eds.), Economic Archaeology (Oxford 1981) 187-213.

P. L. J. Halstead, “Counting Sheep in Neolithic and Bronze Age Greece,” in I. Hodder, G. Isaac, and N. Hammond (eds.), Pattern of the Past. Studies in Honour of David Clarke (Cambridge 1981) 307-339.

P. Halstead, “On Redistribution and the Origin of Minoan-Mycenaean Palatial Economies,” in E. B. French and K. A. Wardle (eds.), Problems in Greek Prehistory (Bristol 1988) 519-530.

P. Halstead, “The North-South Divide: Regional Paths to Complexity in Prehistoric Greece,” in C. Mathers and S. Stoddart (eds.), Development and Decline in the Bronze Age (Sheffield 1994) 195-219.

P. Halstead, “Storage Strategies and States on Prehistoric Crete: A Reply to Strasser,” JMA 10(1997) 103-107.

P. Halstead, “Life After Mediterranean Polyculture: the Subsistence Subsystem and the Emergence of Civilisation Revisited,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 189-206.

P. L. J. Halstead and J. O’Shea, “A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed: Social Storage and the Origins of Scoial Ranking,” in C. Renfrew and S. Shennan (eds.), Ranking, Resource and Exchange (Cambridge 1982) 92-99.

Y. Hamilakis, “Wine, Oil and the Dialectics of Power in Bronze Age Crete: A Review of the Evidence,” OJA 15(1996) 1-32.

Y. Hamilakis, “Consumption Patterns, Factional Competition and Political Development in Bronze Age Crete,” BICS 42(1997-98) 233-234.

J. M. Hansen, “Paleoethnobotany in Greece: Past, Present, and Future,” in N. C. Wilkie and W. D. E. Coulson (eds.), Contributions to Aegean Archaeology: Studies in Honor of William A. McDonald (Minneapolis 1985) 171-181.

J. M. Hansen, “Agriculture in the Prehistoric Aegean: Data versus Speculation,” AJA 92(1988) 39-52.

G. E. M. Jones, K. Wardle, P. Halstead, and D. Wardle, “Crop Storage at Assiros,” Scientific American 254:3 (1986) 96-103.

C. Knappett, “Assessing a Polity in Protopalatial Crete: The Malia-Lasithi State,” AJA 103(1999) 615-639.

C. Knappett, “Mind the Gap: Between Pots and Politics in Minoan Studies,” in Y. Hamilakis (ed.), Labyrinth Revisited: Rethinking ‘Minoan’ Archaeology (Oxford 2002) 167-188.

J. Lewthwaite, “Why Did Civilization Not Emerge More Often? A Comparative Approach to the Development of Minoan Crete,” in O. Krzyszkowska and L. Nixon (eds.), Minoan Society (Bristol 1983) 171-183.

J. A. MacGillivray, “The Foundation of the Old Palaces in Crete,” Pepragmena tou ST‘ Diethnous Kretologikou Synedriou (Chania 1990) A2: 429-434.

S. Manning, “The Emergence of Divergence: Development and Decline on Bronze Age Crete and the Cyclades,” in C. Mathers and S. Stoddart (eds.), Development and Decline in the Mediterranean Bronze Age (Sheffield 1994) 221-270.

S. W. Manning, Before Daidalos: The Origins of Complex Society and the Genesis of the State on Crete (Ph.D. dissertation; Cambridge University 1995).

S. Manning, “Cultural Change in the Aegean c. 2200 B.C.,” in H. Nüzhet Dalfes, G. Kukla, and H. Weiss (eds.), Third Millennium B.C. Climate Change and Old World Collapse (Berlin 1997) 149-171.

S. W. Manning, “Protopalatial Crete: Formation of the Palaces,” in C. W. Shelmerdine (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to the Aegean Bronze Age (Cambridge 2008) 105-120.

J. C. McEnroe, Architecture of Minoan Crete: Constructing Identity in the Aegean Bronze Age (Austin 2010) 45-56.

R. A. McNeal, “The Legacy of Arthur Evans,” California Studies in Classical Antiquity 6(1974) 205-220.

N. Momigliano, “Osservazioni sulla nascita dei palazzi minoici e sul periodo prepalaziale a Cnosso,” in V. La Rosa, D. Palermo, and L. Vagnetti (eds.), EPI PONTON PLAZOMENOI: Simposio italiano di Studi Egei dedicato a Luigi Bernabò Brea e Giovanni Pugliese Carratelli (Rome 1999) 69-74.

J. M. A. Murphy, “Political Economies in Ritual: A Comparative Study of the Rise of the State in Pre- and Protopalatial Knossos and Phaistos,” in D. J. Pullen (ed.), Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Age (Oxford 2010) 112-126.

J. O’Shea, “Coping with Scarcity: Exchange and Social Storage,” in A. Sheridan and G. Bailey (eds.), Economic Archaeology (Oxford 1981) 167-183.

T. G. Palaima, “Origin, Development, Transition and Transformation: The Purposes and Techniques of Administration in Minoan and Mycenaean Society,” in T. G. Palaima (ed.), Aegean Seals, Sealings, and Administration [Aegaeum 5] (Liège/Austin 1990) 83-104.

W. A. Parkinson, “Beyond the Peer: Social Interaction and Political Evolution in the Bronze Age Aegean,” in D. J. Pullen (ed.), Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Age (Oxford 2010) 11-34.

O. Pelon, “La naissance des palais dans le Proche-Orient et dans l’Égée: Contribution à l’étude du développement d’un système architecturel,” in P. Darcque and R. Treuil (eds.), L’habitat égéen préhistorique [BCH Supplement 19] (Paris 1990) 265-279.

D. J. Pullen (ed.), Political Economies of the Aegean Bronze Age (Oxford 2010).

C. Renfrew, “Polity and Power: Interaction, Intensification and Exploitation,” in C. Renfrew and M. Wagstaff (eds.), An Island Polity: the Archaeology of Exploitation in Melos (Cambridge 1982) 264-290.

C. Renfrew, “Rethinking The Emergence,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 257-274.

C. N. Runnels and J. Hansen, “The Olive in the Prehistoric Aegean: The Evidence for Domestication in the Early Bronze Age,” OJA 5(1986) 299-308.

R. Sallares, The Ecology of the Ancient Greek World (Ithaca 1991).

I. Schoep, “The Origins of Writing and Administration on Crete,” OJA 18(1999) 265-275.

I. Schoep, “Social and Political Organization on Crete in the Proto-Palatial Period: The Case of Middle Minoan II Malia,” JMA 15(2002) 101-132.

I. Schoep, “The State of the Minoan Palaces or the Minoan Palace-State?,” in J. Driessen, I. Schoep, and R. Laffineur (eds.), Monuments of Minos: Rethinking the Minoan Palaces [Aegaeum 23] (Liège/Austin 2002) 15-33.

I. Schoep, “Looking beyond the First Palaces: Elites and the Agency of Power in EM III – MM II Crete,” AJA 110(2006) 37-64.

I. Schoep, “Architecture and Power: The Origins of the Minoan ‘Palatial Architecture’,” in J. Bretschneider, J. Driessen, and K. van Lerberghe (eds.), Power and Architecture: Monumental Public Architecture in the Bronze Age Near East and Aegean (Leuven 2007) 213-236.

I. Schoep and C. Knappett, “Dual Emergence: Evolving Heterarchy, Exploding Hierarchy,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 21-37.

I. Schoep, P. Tomkins, and J. Driessen (eds.), Back to the Beginning: Reassessing Social, Economic and Political Complexity in the Early and Middle Bronze Age on Crete (Oxford 2012).

A. Sherratt, “Plough and Pastoralism: Aspects of the Secondary Products Revolution,” in I. Hodder, G. Isaac, and N. Hammond (eds.), Pattern of the Past: Studies in Honour of David Clarke (Cambridge 1981) 261-306.

A. G. Sherratt, “The Secondary Exploitation of Animals in the Old World,” World Archaeology 15(1983) 90-104.

G. J. Stein, “Heterogeneity, Power, and Political Economy: Some Current Research Issues in the Archaeology of Old World Complex Societies,” Journal of Archaeological Research 6(1998) 1-44.

T. Strasser, “Storage and States on Prehistoric Crete: The Function of the Koulouras in the First Minoan Palaces,” JMA 10(1997) 73-100.

T. H. Van Andel and C. N. Runnels, “An Essay on the ‘Emergence of Civilization’ in the Aegean World,” Antiquity 62(1988) 234-247.

P. M. Warren, “The Genesis of the Minoan Palace,” in R. Hägg and N. Marinatos (eds.), The Function of the Minoan Palaces (Stockholm 1987) 47-56.

L. V. Watrous, “The Role of the Near East in the Rise of the Cretan Palaces,” in R. Hägg and N. Marinatos (eds.), The Function of the Minoan Palaces (Stockholm 1987) 65-70.

L. V. Watrous, “Review of Aegean Prehistory III: Crete from Earliest Prehistory through the Protopalatial Period,” AJA 98(1993) 695-753, esp. 720-753.

L. V. Watrous et al., “A Survey of the Western Mesara Plain in Crete: Preliminary Report of the 1984, 1986, and 1987 Field Seasons,” Hesperia 62(1993) 191-248.

L. V. Watrous, “Egypt and Crete in the Early Middle Bronze Age: A Case of Trade and Cultural Diffusion,” in E. H. Cline and D. Harris-Cline (eds.), The Aegean and the Orient in the Second Millennium [Aegaeum 18] (Liège/Austin 1998) 19-28.

L. V. Watrous, “State Formation (Middle Minoan IA),” in L. V. Watrous, D. Hadzi-Vallianou, and H. Blitzer, The Plain of Phaistos: Cycles of Social Complexity in the Mesara Region of Crete [Monumenta Archaeologica 23] (Los Angeles 2004) 253-276.

T. Whitelaw, “Alternative Pathways to Complexity in the Southern Aegean,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 232-256.

J. C. Wright, “The Emergence of Leadership and the Rise of Civilization in the Aegean,” in J. C. Barrett and P. Halstead (eds.), The Emergence of Civilisation Revisited [Sheffield Studies in Aegean Archaeology 6] (Oxford 2004) 64-89.

A. A. Zoïs, “Gibt es Vorläufer der minoischen Paläste auf Kreta? Ergebnisse neuer Untersuchungen,” in D. Papenfuss and V. M. Strocka (eds.), Palast und Hütte: Beiträge zum Bauen und Wohnen im Altertum (Mainz 1982) 207-215.

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