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Ritual and domestic life in prehistoric Europe / Richard Bradley.

Author/Creator:
Bradley, Richard, 1946-
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 234 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Rites and ceremonies, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Architecture, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Tools, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Europe.
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Europe.
Contents:
Death and the harvest : how archaeologists have distinguished between ritual and domestic life
The consecration of the house : how domestic buildings took on special qualities
A duty of care : how everyday activities assumed a special significance
A house with a pool : rituals and the materials of farming
Multiplication and division : the problem of utilitarian bronze hoards
The rites of separation : domestic rituals and public ritual in the Iron Age
What remains to be seen : some implications of the argument.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-230) and index.
ISBN:
0415345502 (hbk. : alk. paper) 0203567048 (electronic)
0415345510 (pbk.) 0415235510
OCLC:
56413839
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