9780759101371

Gender and the Archaeology of Death

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  • ISBN13:

    9780759101371

  • ISBN10:

    075910137X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-06-20
  • Publisher: AltaMira Press

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Summary

Edited volume on what archaeological mortuary analysis can tell researchers about gender relations in the ancient world.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Bettina Arnold
Nancy L. Wicker
Gender Ideology and Mortuary Analysis
Killing the Female? Archaeological Narratives of Infanticide
1(22)
Eleanor Scott
Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Organization
23(28)
Jodie A. O'Gorman
Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology
51(14)
Tianlong Jiao
Gender and Power
Visible Women Made Invisible: Interpreting Varangian Women in Old Russia
65(16)
Anne Stalsberg
The Position of Iron Age Scandinavian Women: Evidence from Graves and Rune Stones
81(24)
Anne-Sofie Graslund
Gender Roles and the Ambiguity of Signification
Gender and Mortuary Analysis: What Can Grave Goods Really Tell Us?
105(14)
Barbara A. Crass
Sharing the Load: Gender and Task Division at the Windover Site
119(18)
Christine Hamlin
Grave Goods Do Not a Gender Make: A Case Study from Singen am Hohentwiel, Germany
137(22)
Emily Weglian
Weapons, Women, Warriors
Decoding the Gender Bias: Inferences of Atlatls in Female Mortuary Contexts
159(20)
Dianna L. Doucette
Warfare and Gender in the Northern Plains: Osteological Evidence of Trauma Reconsidered
179(16)
Sandra E. Hollimon
Index 195(6)
About the Contributors 201

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