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Social Zooarchaeology : Humans and Animals in Prehistory.

Author: Nerissa Russell
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
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The first book to provide a systematic overview of social zooarchaeology, arguing that animals have always played a range of roles in human societies.
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Russell, Nerissa.
Social Zooarchaeology : Humans and Animals in Prehistory.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nerissa Russell
ISBN: 9781139187787 1139187783 9781139019712 1139019716 9781139190374 1139190377 9781139185479 1139185470
OCLC Number: 782876984
Notes: Bridewealth in the transition to herding.
Description: 1 online resource (562 pages)
Contents: Cover; SOCIAL ZOOARCHAEOLOGY; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of tables; Preface; 1 Beyond protein and calories; What is an animal?; ANTHROPOCENTRISM AND ANTHROPOMORPHISM; Animals and zooarchaeology; Beyond protein and calories, and even attrition; 2 Animal symbols; Animal metaphors; Art; ANIMAL DEITIES; Totems; THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF TOTEMISM; Taboos; TABOOS AS ETHNIC MARKERS; Sacred Cows; Pig taboos; THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF TABOO; Taboos at Çatalhöyük?; Animal combat: Constructing the wild; BULLFIGHTS AND BULL GAMES; OTHER ANIMAL COMBAT; Animal symbols and zooarchaeology. 3 Animals in ritualRitual treatment of animal remains; RESPECTING THE HUNTED; TROPHIES; HUNTING SHRINES; FUNERARY RITUAL; Food offerings for the afterlife; Remains of funerary feasts and sacrifices; Animal remains as symbols; Animals in funerary ritual; OTHER ANIMAL DEPOSITS; Abandonment deposits; Special deposits; Structured deposition; ANIMALS IN ARCHITECTURE; Foundation deposits; Installations; Other incorporations into architecture; AMULETS AND RITUAL PARAPHERNALIA; Sacrifice and ritual killing; EVIDENCE FOR SACRIFICE; Ethnography and history; Archaeology; EVALUATING SACRIFICE; Divination. ENTRAILSSCAPULIMANCY; KNUCKLEBONES; OTHER BODY PARTS; SUMMARY; Dancing with animals; The zooarchaeology of ritual; 4 Hunting and humanity; Hunters or scavengers?; MAN THE SCAVENGER; The prestige of hunting and meat; WHAT IS HUNTING?; Motivations for hunting; SUBSISTENCE HUNTING; RITUAL HUNTING; SPORT HUNTING; Hunters' attitudes to animals; The call of the wild; The archaeology of hunting; 5 Extinctions; Island extinctions; OCEANIA; MEDITERRANEAN; MADAGASCAR; CARIBBEAN; NORTH ATLANTIC; SUMMARY; Pleistocene overkill?; AUSTRALIA; NEW WORLD; OLD WORLD; PLEISTOCENE KILLERS; Timing of extinctions. Differential extinction of large animalsNaïveté; Big game hunters; Hunting as the cause of extinction; The rhetoric of extinction; 6 Domestication as a human-animal relationship; Definitions; BIOLOGICAL DEFINITIONS; Control of breeding; Symbiosis; SOCIAL DEFINITIONS; Property; QUESTIONING DOMESTICATION; Models of origins; COEVOLUTION; THE PET THEORY; THE WALKING LARDER; SECONDARY PRODUCTS; Wool; Dairy; Labor; RELIGION AND FEASTING; Sacrifice; Feasting; Shamanism; DOMINATION; Implications; TRANSFORMATIONS IN HUMAN SOCIETY; LINKS BETWEEN HUMAN-ANIMAL AND HUMAN-HUMAN RELATIONS. Studying domestication7 Pets and other human-animal relationships; The spectrum of human-animal relationships; Pets; PETS IN THE PAST; Neither wild nor domestic; TAMING; MANAGEMENT; ISLAND INTRODUCTIONS; Man's best friend; COMPANION; HUNTER; HERDER; GUARD; SCAVENGER; LABORER; FOOD AND FUR SOURCE; SYMBOL; PARIAH; SPECIAL CASE; 8 Animal wealth; The emergence of animal wealth; THE VALORIZATION OF ANIMAL WEALTH; Animals as money and capital; Implications for herding strategies; Wealth as a motivation for herding; DIFFICULTIES OF THE TRANSITION TO HERDING; Bridewealth; THE ORIGINS OF BRIDEWEALTH.
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