Chapter 01 of Last House on the Hill (2012)
This chapter "Introduction to the BACH Project" outlines the general aims and history of the University of California at Berkeley (BACH) research project at Çatalhöyük, Turkey, from 1997 to 2003. It provides a short description of the location of research at Çatalhöyük in Central Anatolian prehistory. It puts the BACH research into the context of the previous and ongoing research at Çatalhöyük. Finally, we introduce in this chapter some of the broader issues and significance of our research.