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Gender and the archaeology of death

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Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social archaeology.,
  • Sex role -- History.,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- History.,
  • Death -- Social aspects -- History.,
  • Human remains (Archaeology),
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Ethnoarchaeology.,
  • Feminist archaeology.,
  • Women, Prehistoric.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Bettina Arnold and Nancy L. Wicker.
    SeriesGender and archaeology series ;, v. 2
    ContributionsArnold, Bettina., Wicker, Nancy L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC72.4 .G44 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3941173M
    ISBN 100759101361, 075910137X
    LC Control Number2001018225

    'This book is of the highest intellectual quality, carefully argued in a non-confrontational tone. Sørenson's emphasis on what archaeology can contribute to the social science discussion about gender is a refreshing change from much of the existing literature on the topic.'. In his book Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic (Stanford University Press ), Victor Uribe-Urán compares the cases of Spain, and the late-colonial societies of Mexico and Colombia, in a historical moment characterized by corporate patriarchy and enlightened punishment. Research on gender has proceeded vigorously in many international contexts (e.g. Norway, Australia, South Africa, Germany), and international journals have regularly if sporadically included articles on gender, e.g. Journal of European Archaeology (Bailey a, Robb ), Antiquity (Englestad , Gilchrist , Kehoe , Meskell Cited by:


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: Gender and the Archaeology of Death (Gender and Archaeology) (): Arnold, Bettina, Wicker, Nancy L.: BooksReviews: 1. (Canadian Journal of Archaeology, ()) The papers [in Gender and the Archaeology of Gender and the archaeology of death book ] lend unquestionable support to archaeology's role in illuminating women's lives and challenging conventional wisdom about the gendered division of labor Bettina Arnold and Nancy Wicker have compiled Gender and the archaeology of death book timely group of papers that encompasses many 5/5(1).

Burials are places where archaeologists reasonably expect gendered ideologies and practices Gender and the archaeology of death book play out in the archaeological record. Yet only modest progress has been made in teasing out gender from these mortuary contexts.

In this volume, methods for doing so are presented, cases of successful gender theorizing from mortuary data presented, and comparisons made between European and 2/5(1). Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Gender Ideology and Mortuary Analysis Chapter 3 1.

Killing the Female. Archaeological Narratives of Infanticide Chapter Gender and the archaeology of death book 2. Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Organization Chapter 5 3.

Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology Part 6 Gender and Power Chapter 7 4. Gender and the Archaeology of Death book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Burials are places where archaeologists reasonably exp 4/5(11). This chapter aims to consider the relevance of gender within studies of death as a concrete, rather than an abstract, challenge.

This means considering not just whether dead bodies have gender and how this matters, but also how to engage with such questions.

The chapter argues for the importance of gender in mortuary studies and provides a brief overview of historical developments as well as Cited by: 3. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Gender Ideology and Mortuary Analysis Chapter 3 1. Killing the Female. Archaeological Narratives of Infanticide Chapter 4 2. Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Organization Chapter 5 3.

Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology Part 6 Gender and Power Chapter 7 : $   Gender and the Archaeology of Death. Gender and Archaeology (Book 2) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing Gender and the archaeology of death book book.

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xxi + pp. ISBN (cloth) US$ ISBN X (pb) US$ AND THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF DEATH is based on a session of the 5th Gender and Archaeology Conference held at the University of Wisconsin in Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Gender Ideology and Mortuary Analysis Chapter 3 1.

Killing the Female. Archaeological Narratives of Infanticide Chapter 4 2. Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Gender and the archaeology of death book Chapter 5 3.

Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology Part 6 Gender and Power Chapter 7 : AltaMira Press. Gender and the Archaeology of Death by Bettina Arnold,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Gender and the Archaeology of Death: Bettina Arnold: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5(11). The Archaeology of Death and Burial is an archaeological study by the English archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson, then a professor at the University of was first published in by Sutton Publishing Limited, and later republished by The History Press.

Parker Pearson's book adopts a post-processual approach to funerary archaeology. It explores earlier approaches to the subject Author: Mike Parker Pearson. The Archaeology Of Gender The Archaeology Of Gender by Bettina Arnold. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Burials are places where archaeologists reasonably expect gendered ideologies and practices to play out in the archaeological record. Yet only modest progress has been made in teasing out gender from these mortuary contexts. In this volume, methods for doing so are presented, cases of successful gender theorizing from mortuary data presented, and comparisons made between European and Cited by: After a brief review of the theoretical approaches of gender within mortuary archaeology, they explore various methods that can be used to locate and investigate gender within burial contexts.

Shepherd considers, through a different perspective, ancient Greek burial practices from the Geometric to the Hellenistic period.

Gender and the Archaeology of Death. por. Gender and Archaeology (Book 2) ¡Gracias por compartir. Has enviado la siguiente calificación y reseña. Lo publicaremos en nuestro sitio Brand: Altamira Press. The archaeology of death and burial is central to our attempts to understand vanished societies.

Through the remains of funerary rituals we learn not only about prehistoric people's attitudes toward death and the afterlife but also about their culture, social system, and world view/5. Mortuary archaeology, also known as bioarchaeology, is the study of human remains in their archaeological ry archaeology aims to generate an understanding of disease, migration, health, nutrition, gender, status, and kinship among past populations.

Ultimately, these topics help to produce a picture of the daily lives of past individuals. An Archaeology of Children: finding childhoods in the past.

New book (forthcoming) by Eleanor Scott, about children in archaeology and history, including chapters on prehistoric apprenticeships, early education, toys, learning and schools, as well as gender, age and death. The death section includes burial and child sacrifice. Methods for identifying and analyzing gender are suggested for cultures at various levels of social complexity with or without documentary or ethnoarchaeological evidence to assist in the analysis.

A volume of great interest for those attempting to develop an archaeology of : Bettina Arnold; Nancy L Wicker.

The study of gender in past societies has emerged over the last two decades and has illuminated the work of archaeologists. Gender and Archaeology is the first volume to critically review the development of this now key topic internationally, across a range of periods and material culture.

Roberta Gilchrist explores the significance of the feminist epistemologies. Buy Gender and the Archaeology of Death (Gender and Archaeology) by Arnold, Bettina, Wicker, Nancy L. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Request PDF | OnBettina Arnold and others published Gender and the Archaeology of Death, edited by Bettina Arnold and Nancy L. Wicker. Walnut Creek CA: AltaMira Press, | Find. The Archaeology of Gender Chapter.

January ; DOI: /ch5. In book: A Companion to Archaeology (pp - 91) through its embodiment of the subject in both life and death. Gender is a key concept in the discipline of anthropology. Sex and gender are defined differently in anthropology, the former as grounded in perceived biological differences and the latter as the cultural constructions observed, performed, and understood in any given society, often based on those perceived biological differences.

birthing huts) to death (mortuary analy-sis). The engaging tone of the volume is set by Nelson's introductory chapter, in which she contextualizes this work in reference to the history of gender research in archaeology, its reflection/ articulation of major theoretical streams, and the social and political implications of a more gender-aware.

1 Archaeology and the Study of Gender MARGARET W. CONKEY JANET D. SPECTOR INTRODUCTION A serious challenge to the function of archaeology in contemporary society has been raised with the assertion that a largely unrecognized rationale for archaeology is the empirical substantiation of national mythology (Leone ).Cited by: Archaeologies of Gender and Violence [Paperback] Bo Jensen (Editor); Uroš Matić (Editor) researches from many different countries in this first volume that aims to explore the complex intersection between archaeology, gender and violence.

Papers range from theoretical discussions on previous approaches to gender and violence and the. So, I’m currently reviewing Archaeologies of Gender and Violence (eds Uroš Matić and Bo Jensen ); and I came across a (happily favourable) mention of a paper I wrote a long time ago on the use – and, more importantly, the misuse – of rape narratives by evolutionary sociobiologists.

The sociobiologists had theorised that rape was understandable as an adaptive mating strategy by. This series focuses on ways to understand gender in the past through archaeology. This is a topic poised for significant advances in both method and theory, which in turn can improve all archaeology.

The possibilities of new methodological rigor as well as new insights into past cultures are what makes gendered archaeology a vigorous and. Archaeology lags behind cultural anthropology, however, since the differences between sex and gender were not considered unti l the late s and early s (Conkey and Specter, ).

The focus of contemporary scholars in third wave feminist anthropology is the differences existing among women rather than between males and females (McGee. The archaeology of death and burial provides a privileged source of insight into the lives of people in the past.

This kind of archaeological feature commonly includes the material remains of the dead, containing biological information of age, sex, pathologies, DNA profiles, and isotopic signals of diet and migration.

The analysis of burials also provides archaeological information about how. E-BOOK EXCERPT. The essays in this book look back at some of the most important events where a role for an archaeology concerned with the past in the present first emerged and look forward to the practical and theoretical issues now central to a socially engaged discipline and shaping its future.

This book identifies a series of lacunae in recent discussions of mortuary archaeology’s interactions with contemporary society. It aims to re-evaluate the range and character of public mortuary archaeology critically through a range of case studies from the UK, Europe and farther afield.

the public archaeology of death is a vibrant field. Some recent books include The Archaeology of Korea (), The Archaeology of Northeast China (ed.)(), Gender in Archaeology() which won the Choice Outstanding Academic Book Award, and Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations (ed)().

show more/5(27). Reader in Gender Archaeology Kelley Ann Hays-Gilpin and David S. Whitley have assembled articles in this volume to explore the issues in "gender archeology." Archeology requires conclusions for often-ambiguous evidence, and "gender archeology" explores the ways in which gender-based assumptions may influence those conclusions.

In this journal (Archaeological dialogues 5(2)) published an editorial titled ‘What is wrong with gender archaeology?’.Responding to this rhetorical question, the editor affirmed that indeed nothing was wrong with it; to the contrary, gender archaeology was as healthy as could be, ‘one of the most thriving fields within the discipline’ (Archaeological dialogues88).Cited by: 6.

The archaeology of death and burial provides a privileged source of insight into the lives of people in the past.

This kind of archaeological feature commonly includes the material remains of the dead, containing biological information of age, sex, pathologies, DNA profiles, and isotopic signals of diet and migration.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial reviews the current state of mortuary archaeology and its practice, highlighting its often contentious place in the modern socio-politics of archaeology.

Studies in Ancient Religion and Culture pdf is pdf with religious and cultural aspects of the ancient world, with a special emphasis on studies that utilize social scientific methods of analysis. By “ancient world”, the series is not limited to Greco-Roman and ancient Near Eastern cultures, though that is the primary regional focus.Placing gender front and center in a discipline download pdf Near Eastern archaeology, which has as yet shown only limited interest, is certainly welcome.

Yet I regret that Bolger did not seize the opportunity to argue explicitly for a feminist perspective, one that takes on board not just gender but also other sorts of socioculturally constructed.The book closely analyses gender as it relates to the domestic space, technology and ebook, ritual and social identity, and the roles of children, as well as the practices of modern day Near Eastern archaeology and the roles of women in it.