An Archaeology of Prehistoric Bodies and Embodied Identities by Maria Mina,Sevi Triantaphyllou,Yiannis Papadatos PDF

By Maria Mina,Sevi Triantaphyllou,Yiannis Papadatos

In the lengthy culture of the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean our bodies have held a renowned position within the kind of collectible figurines, frescos, or skeletal is still, and feature even been answerable for sparking alluring portrayals of the Mother-Goddess cult, the based girls of Minoan Crete or the deeds of heroic males. starting to be literature at the archaeology and anthropology of the physique has raised know-how in regards to the dynamic and multifaceted position of the physique in experiencing the area and within the development, functionality and negotiation of social identification. In those 28 thematically prepared papers, experts within the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean confront the perceived invisibility of earlier our bodies and ask new study questions. participants talk about new and outdated facts; they research how our bodies intersect with the cloth international, and discover the position of body-situated reviews in developing exact social and different identities. Papers variety chronologically from the Palaeolithic to the Early Iron Age and canopy the nation-states of the Aegean, Cyprus and the close to East. They spotlight the recent chances that emerge for the translation of the prehistoric japanese Mediterranean via a mixed use of body-focused methodological and theoretical views which are however grounded within the archaeological record.

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