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Past bodies : body-centered research in archaeology /

Other Authors: Borić, Dušan, (ed.), Robb, John, 1962 March 18- (ed.)
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford, UK : Oxbow Books, 2008.
Table of Contents:
  • Body theory in archaeology / Dušan Borić and John Robb
  • The corporeal politics of being in the Neolithic / Douglass Bailey
  • Changing beliefs in the human body in prehistoric Malta 5000-1500 BC / Simon Stoddart and Caroline Malone
  • Idealism, the body and the beard in classical Greek art / Robin Osborne
  • When the flesh is solid but the person is hollow inside : formal variation in hand-modelled figurines from Formative Mesoamerica / Rosemary Joyce
  • Fractal bodies in the past and present / Chris Fowler
  • From substantial bodies to the substance of bodies : analysis of the transition from inhumation to cremation during the Middle Bronze Age in Central Europe / Marie Louise Stig Sørensen and Katharina C. Rebay
  • The extraordinary history of Oliver Cromwell's head / Sarah Tarlow
  • Fresh scars on the body of archaeology : excavating mass-graves at Batajnica, Serbia / Slobodan Mitrović
  • Meaningless violence and the lived body : the Huron-Jesuit collision of world orders / John Robb
  • Bodily beliefs and agricultural beginnings in Western Asia : animal-human hybridity re-examined / Preston Miracle and Dušan Borić
  • Is it 'me' or is it 'mine'? : the Mycenaean sword as a body-part / Lambros Malafouris
  • Embodied persons and heroic kings in Late Classic Maya imagery / Susan D. Gillespie
  • Colonised bodies, personal and social / Nan A. Rothschild
  • The challenge of embodying archaeology / Chris Shilling.