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Gender and the Archaeology of Death

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ISBN-10: 075910137X

ISBN-13: 9780759101371

Edition: 2001

Authors: Bettina Arnold, Nancy L. Wicker

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Description:

Edited volume on what archaeological mortuary analysis can tell researchers about gender relations in the ancient world.
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 6/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction
Gender Ideology and Mortuary Analysis
Killing the Female? Archaeological Narratives of Infanticide
Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Organization
Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology
Gender and Power
Visible Women Made Invisible: Interpreting Varangian Women in Old Russia
The Position of Iron Age Scandinavian Women: Evidence from Graves and Rune Stones
Gender Roles and the Ambiguity of Signification
Gender and Mortuary Analysis: What Can Grave Goods Really Tell Us?
Sharing the Load: Gender and Task Division at the Windover Site
Grave Goods Do Not a Gender Make: A Case Study from Singen am Hohentwiel, Germany
Weapons, Women, Warriors
Decoding the Gender Bias: Inferences of Atlatls in Female Mortuary Contexts
Warfare and Gender in the Northern Plains: Osteological Evidence of Trauma Reconsidered
Index
About the Contributors