Gender and the Archaeology of Death (Gender and Archaeology) by Bettina Arnold,Nancy L. Wicker

By Bettina Arnold,Nancy L. Wicker

Burials are areas the place archaeologists kind of count on gendered ideologies and practices to play out within the archaeological checklist. but simply modest development has been made in teasing out gender from those mortuary contexts. during this quantity, tools for doing so are provided, situations of profitable gender theorizing from mortuary information provided, and comparisons made among eu and Americanist traditions during this form of paintings. situations are huge in temporal and geographic scope—from Inuit burials in Alaska and Oneota mortuary rituals to Viking Scandinavia, Neolithic China and Iron Age Britain. tools for deciding on and reading gender are steered for cultures at a number of degrees of social complexity without or with documentary or ethnoarchaeological proof to help within the research. A quantity of serious curiosity for these trying to strengthen an archaeology of gender. Visit Bettina Arnold's internet page

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