Gender, bioarchaeology and human ontogeny


Sofaer, Joanna (2006) Gender, bioarchaeology and human ontogeny. In, Gowland, Rebecca and Knüsel, Christopher (eds.) The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains. Oxford, UK, Oxbow Books, 155-167.

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Introduction (Rebecca Gowland and Christopher Knüsel); The intrinsic pattern of preservation of human skeletons and its influence on the interpretation of funerary behaviours (Silvia Bello and Peter Andrews); Pattern in human burial practice (Peter Andrews and Silvia Bello); L'archaeothanatologie ou l'archaeologie de la mort (Henri Duday); Neolithic burial taphonomy, ritual, and interpretation in Britain and Ireland: a review (Jessica Beckett and John Robb); Cremation ... the cheap option? (Jacqueline I McKinley); Companions in death: the roles of animals in Anglo-Saxon and Viking cremation rituals in Britain (Julie M Bond and Fay L Worley); La Tène dietary variation in Central Europe: A stable isotope study of human skeletal remains from Bohemia (John Le Huray, Holger Schutkowski, Mike Richards); Immigrants on the Isle of Lewis - combining traditional funerary and modern isotope evidence to investigate social differentiation, migration and dietary change in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland (Janet Montgomery and Jane A Evans); Ageing the past: examining age identity from funerary evidence (Rebecca Gowland); Gender, bioarchaeology and human ontogeny (Joanna R Sofaer); The gendered skeleton: anthropological interpretations of the bony pelvis (Pamela K Stone and Dana Walrath); The osteology of monasticism in Mediaeval England (Simon Mays); Text, space and the evidence of human remains in English Late Medieval and Tudor disease culture: some problems and possibilities (Isla Fay); 'Of no more use to men than in ages before?': the Investiture Contest as a model for funerary interpretation (Christopher J Knüsel); Skeletal evidence and contexts of violence in the European Mesolithic and Neolithic (Rick Schulting); Beneath the façade: A skeletal model of domestic violence (Shannon Novak); Fragmentation of the body: comestibles, compost, or customary rite? (Christopher J Knüsel and Alan Outram); Altering identities: body modifications and the pre-Columbian Maya (Pamela L Geller); The living dead and the dead living: burials, figurines and social performance in the European Mid Upper Palaeolithic (Paul B Pettitt).

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 1842172115 (hardback)
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Keywords: sex, gender, bioarchaeology, ontogeny
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > Archaeology
ePrint ID: 43314
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:27
Publisher: Oxbow Books
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/43314

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