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A Biography of colour: colour, material histories and personhood in the Early Bronze Age of Britain and Ireland

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Contents Preface
Introduction: Wonderful things: colour studies in archaeology from Munsell to materiality Andrew Jones and Gavin MacGregor
1. Apotropaism and the temporality of colours: colourful Mesolithic-Neolithic seasons in the Danube Gorges Dusan Boriç
2. Colourful prehistories: the problem with the Berlin and Kay colour paradigm John Chapman
3. White on blonde: quartz pebbles and the use of quartz at Neolithic monuments in the Isle of Man and beyond Timothy Darvill
4. So many shades of rock: colour symbolism and Irish stone axeheads Gabriel Cooney
5. The Flashing Blade: copper, colour and luminosity in north Italian Copper Age society Stephen Keates
6. Munselling the Mound: the use of soil colour as metaphor in British Bronze Age Funerary ritual Mary-Ann Owoc
7. Making monuments out of mountains: the role of colour and texture in the constitution of meaning and identity at Recumbent Stone Circles Gavin MacGregor
8. A biography of colour: colour, material histories and personhood in the Early Bronze Age of Britain and Ireland Andrew Jones
9. The composition, function and significance of the mineral paints from the Kurgan burial mounds of the South Urals and North Kazakhstan Alexander Tairov and A. F Bushamakin
10. Colour and light in a Pompeian house: modern impressions or ancient perceptions Penelope M. Allison
11. The colours of light: materiality and chromatic cultures of the Americas Nicholas J. Saunders
12. Epilogue: colour and materiality in prehistoric society Chris Scarre

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Jones, Andrew (2002) A Biography of colour: colour, material histories and personhood in the Early Bronze Age of Britain and Ireland In, Jones, Andrew and MacGregor, Gavin (eds.) Colouring the Past: The Significance of Colour in Archaeological Research. Oxford, UK, Berg pp. 159-174.

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Published date: 2002

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Local EPrints ID: 28782
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/28782
ISBN: 1859735479
PURE UUID: 85d0c09b-f4b9-4e15-8b74-d0bdc56f12fa

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Date deposited: 10 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:00

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Author: Andrew Jones
Editor: Andrew Jones
Editor: Gavin MacGregor

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