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Engendering archaeology : women and prehistory

Author: Joan M Gero
Publisher: Oxford u.a. : Blackwell, 2002.
Series: Social archaeology
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printView all editions and formats

Areas such as art, the domestication of plants, shellfishing, acorn processing, stone-tool and ceramics production, and the arrangement of residential space are examined in order to bring out the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan M Gero
ISBN: 0631165053 9780631165057 0631175016 9780631175018
OCLC Number: 633718384
Description: XIII, 418 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten.
Contents: Part 1 Considerations for an archaeology of gender: tensions, plurality and engendering archaeology - an introduction to women and their prehistory, Margaret W.Conkey and Joan M.Gero; gender theory and the archaeological record - why is there no archaeology of gender, Alison Wylie. Part 2 Space and gender relations: contexts for action, contexts for power: material culture and gender in the Magdalenian, Margaret W. Conkey; households with faces - the challenge of gender in prehistoric architectural remains, Ruth E.Tringham; gender, space and food in prehistory, Christine A.Hastorf. Part 3 Material aspects of gender production: genderlithics: women's role in tool production, Joan M.Gero; women's labour and pottery production in prehistory, Rita P.Wright; weaving and cooking - women's production in Aztec Mexico, Elizabeth Brunfiel. Part 4 Gender and food systems: gender and food systems: the development of horticulture in the eastern woodlands of North America - women's role, Patty Jo Watson and Mary C.Kennedy; shellfishing and the shell mound archaic, Cheryl P.Claessen; pounding acorn - women's production as social and economic focus, Thomas Jackson. Part 5 Images of gender: whose art was found at Lepenski Vir? - gender relations and power in prehistory. Russell G.Handsman; women in a men's world - images of Sumerian women, Susan Pollock; what all this means - towards a feminist archaeology, Janet D.Spector; epilogue, Henrietta L.Moore
Series Title: Social archaeology
Responsibility: ed. by Joan M. Gero ...


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"Engendering Archaeology advances significantly the small but growing literature on gender in archeology." Archeology

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