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Archaeology and women : ancient and modern issues / Sue Hamilton, Ruth D. Whitehouse, Katherine I. Wright, editors.

Publication:
Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2007.
Series:
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London
Format/Description:
Book
415 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Social archaeology.
Sex role -- History.
Feminist archaeology.
Women, Prehistoric.
Contents:
pt. 1. The study of gender and women in archaeology
Gender archaeology and archaeology of women : do we need both? / Ruth D. Whitehouse
On gender negotiation and its materiality / Marie Louise Stig Sørensen
pt. 2. Women in archaeology
Winifred Lamb : her first year as a student at the British School at Athens / David W.J. Gill
Pioneers in Palestine : the women excavators of El-Wad Cave, 1929 / Jane Callander and Pamela Jane Smith
Marija Gimbutas : setting the agenda / Ernestine S. Elster
Women in practice : women in British contract field archaeology / Sue Hamilton
Genderin' experimental archaeology / Steve Townend
Warriors and weavers : constructing Iron Age identities in museums / Sue Ballard
pt. 3. Women in antiquity
Bones of work at the origins of labour / Theya Molleson
Women and the emergence of urban society in Mesopotamia / Katherine I. Wright
Women of Lahun (Egypt 1800 BC) / Stephen Quirke
Figurines without sex : people without gender? / Maria Mina
Anklets and the social construction of gender and age in the late Bronze and early Iron Age Southern Levant / John D.M. Green
Expressing gender in Bronze Age North East Thailand : the case of Non Nok Tha / Elisabeth A. Bacus
Stirring women, weapons and weaving : aspects of gender identity and symbols of power in early Anglo-Saxon England / Sue Harrington
Gender and archaeological site formation : ethnoarchaeological studies in parts of Nigeria / C.A. Folorunso
Painted genders : the construction of gender roles through the display of body painting by the Selk'nam and the Yámana from Tierra Del Fuego (Southern South America) / Dánae Fiore.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Hamilton, Sue, 1954-
Whitehouse, Ruth.
Wright, Katherine I.
Anne and Joseph Trachtman Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
9781598742237 (hardcover : alk. paper)
159874223X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781598742244 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1598742248 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
74987622
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