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Gender and Italian Archaeology

Challenging the Stereotypes (UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications)

By Ruth. D. Whitehouse (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 237 pages
Other Information: 40 illustrations
Published In: United Kingdom, 15 January 1998
The original research papers in this volume represent the first attempt to address issues of gender in the archaeology of Italy. Ranging from prehistoric to early classic periods, the authors address theoretical and methodological issues, as well as present a series of cases using both traditional and feminist research methods.

Table of Contents

* Introduction* The Italian scene: approaches to the study of gender* Italian gender theory and archaeology: a political engagement* Gender and sex: distinguishing the difference with ancient DNA* Reflections San Teodoro 1-7 and recent sex changes in the Upper Palaeolithic* Representations of gender in prehistoric southern Italy* Space, gender and architecture in the southern Italian Neolithic* Anthropomorphic figurines and the construction of gender in Neolithic Italy* Public and domestic: the social background to the development of gender in prehistoric Sardinia* Gender issues in north Italian prehistory* The construction of gender in Early Iron Age Etruria* Women's roles in Iron Age Basilicata, south Italy: Indigenous women in indigenous and Greek contexts* The asp's poison: women and literacy in Iron Age Italy* Holding a mirror to Etruscan gender

About the Author

Ruth Whitehouse is emeritus professor of prehistory, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and an expert on gender in prehistory.

EAN: 9781873415184
ISBN: 1873415184
Publisher: Accordia Research Institute
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 centimetres (0.44 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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