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Settlement, forms of
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Form of settlement is a term used by archaeobotanists, geographers, historians and archaeologists studying the connexions between residential and economic areas [1. 14 f.] that result from the choice of location of settlement, use of land, and forms of cultivation and production, in short, from the totality of human activities in terms of space, at a particular topographical position. Since the Neolithic Revolution, forms of settlement had been subject to a process of differentiat…

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Kuhnen, Hans-Peter (Trier), “Settlement, forms of”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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