Gender and material culture in archaeological perspective



Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Social archaeology,
  • Feminist archaeology,
  • Material culture -- History,
  • Sex role -- History,
  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Excavations (Archaeology)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

2 days ago  This book celebrates a diversity of approaches to ‘material culture studies’ in anthropology, archaeology, and the related fields of cultural geography and science and technology studies. This article explores the key arguments put forward in the five sections of the book, disciplinary perspectives; material practices; objects and humans.   Those who study material culture are situated in a wide range of disciplines such as archaeology, anthropology, geography, history, design, and sociology. Although material culture studies cross many disciplines, there are still theories, methods, and perspectives that are firmly located within particular disciplines.   Gender and Material Culture: The Archaeology of Religious Women. Ten years after Conkey & Spector's influential article'Archaeology and the study of gender', we are witnessing asteadily increasing, if somewhat belated, response to their call for theuse of gender analysis in archaeology.   These perspectives matter not merely to gender research in archaeological but to archaeology as a wider practice.” So, feminist literature, theory, archaeology, etc. can inform gender theory and how gender archaeology can be practiced. Consequently, feminist and gender archaeology.

"An Archaeological Investigation into Ancient Chinese Beads." In Beads and Bead Makers: Gender, Material Culture and Meaning, edited by Lidia D. Sciama and Joanne B. Eicher, – Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women. With a focus on North America from the seventeenth through the early twentieth centuries, Material Worlds is an important examination of consumption which will appeal to scholars with interests in colonialism, gender and race, as well as those engaged with the material culture of the emergent modern world. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

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: Gender and Material Culture in Archaeological Perspective (Studies in Gender and Material Culture) (): Donald, M., Hurcombe, L.: Books. Material culture, the substance of much archaeological research, has only recently been studied as evidence of gender relations.

Case studies, drawn from many different periods and areas, develop concepts and theories as diverse as the social context of production and artefact use to the construction of food as a gendered social : M.

Donald. Material culture, the substance of much archaeological research, has only recently been studied as evidence of gender relations. Case studies, drawn from many different periods and areas, develop concepts and theories as diverse as the social context of production and artefact use to the construction of food as a gendered social medium.

The international contributors critique traditional. Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women.

Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content. Gender and Material Culture in Archaeological Perspective Moira Donald, Linda Hurcombe (eds.) Material culture is not a subject which has to date attracted much attention from historians, whose usual source material is the written word.

Gender and Material Culture takes a fresh look at the lives of religious women, providing the first complete case-study in the archaeology of gender. This comparison of monasteries for men and women reveals stark contrasts in the social and economic Gender and material culture in archaeological perspective book of religious foundations.

Gender and material culture in archaeological perspective / edited by Moira Donald and Linda Hurcombe. In many facets of Western culture, including archaeology, remains a legacy of perceiving gender divisions as natural, innate, and biological in origin.

This belief follows that men are naturally pre-disposed to public, intellectual pursuits, while women are innately designed to care for the home and take care of children.

In the interpretation of material culture, accepted notions of gender. Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women.

Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content. Archaeological Artefacts As Material Culture Archaeological Artefacts As Material Culture by Linda Hurcombe.

Download it Archaeological Artefacts As Material Culture books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This book is an introduction to the study of artefacts, setting them in a social context rather than using a purely.

Historical and Archaeological Perspectives on Gender Transformations: From Private to Public denaturalizes the gender dichotomy between domestic women versus public men that permeates Western culture and is often taken for granted in our analyses and interpretations of the meanings of material culture.

Chapters discuss how gender ideologies. Gender, feminism and Australian (Aboriginal) archaeology / Sarah Colley ; Sexist present, a human-less past: museum archaeology in Greece / Dimitra Kokkinidou and Marianna Nikolaidou ; Gender: enabling perspective or politically correct term.

An analysis of how gender and material culture are viewed by s' academia / Mary Baker. Gender and the energy of production / Jenny Moore --Long handled weaving combs: problems in determining the gender of tool-maker and tool-user / Tina Tuohy --Use of space in a gender study of two South African Stone Age sites / Lynn Wadley --Gender, material culture, ritual and gender system: a prehistoric example based on sickles / Catherine.

Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women. Gender in medieval monasticism influenced landscape contexts and strategies of economic management, the form and development of buildings and their symbolic and iconographic content/5(1).

The pursuit of gender in the archaeological record is explored in this exciting new collection of essays by renowned archaeologists and gender theorists. These essays place gender in the context of the past, by approaching the data in light of the previous decades of gender research.

Issues such as tool-making, hunting, and evolution take on new meaning as the contributors examine the impact /5(3). This book contributes to discussions in archaeological theory and material culture studies and is particularly relevant to archaeologists working on different types of cultural identity.

The Archaeology of Childhood: Children, Gender, and Material Culture is a valuable addition to the growing corpus of literature that explores ways for archaeologists to incorporate past children and childhood into their by: 3. Gender: Perceptions and material culture Dr Linda Hurcombe.

As a social construct, gender has been a growing topic within archaeology. Dr Linda Hurcombe's research on our perceptions of gender issues has identified some of the ways in which we have reflected the gender constructs of our own society uncritically back into the past.

Among the many archaeological books on monasticism, none has considered the differences between the religious life of men and women. Nunneries have often been dismissed as poor or failed monasteries. Gender and Material Culture takes a fresh look at the lives of religious women, providing the first complete case-study in the archaeology of s: 2.

Gender and Material Culture: The Archaeology of Religious Women by Gilchrist, Roberta and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Since then, most material culture studies that are informed by gender have focused on the gendered ways that objects are produced, used, exchanged, collected, displayed in museums, and/or.

The Archaeology of Gender in Historic America Book Review: In this volume, gender roles and relations in Deerfield, Massachusetts, are presented to illustrate the material and spatial expressions of the dominant Anglo-European ideologies (particularly corporate families, republican motherhood, and the cult of domesticity) of each respective.

This book is an introduction to the study of artefacts, setting them in a social context rather than using a purely scientific approach. Drawing on a range of different cultures and extensively illustrated, Archaeological Artefacts and Material Culture covers everything from recovery strategies and recording procedures to interpretation through typology, ethnography and experiment, and every.

Ownership and control of household goods and personal effects in early modern Italy / Sandra Cavallo --'The greatest necessity for every rank of men': gender, clocks and watches / Moira Donald --Dressed to express.

material culture, gender and ethnicity / Shaun Hides and Deidre O'Sullivan --Reconstructing the context of seventeenth-century. ‎Gender and Archaeology is the first volume to critically review the development of this now key topic internationally, across a range of periods and material culture.

^l Roberta Gilchrist explores the significance of the feminist epistemologies. She shows the unique perspective that gender archaeolo.

In some European countries, gender archaeology started as early as the s; in others the first gender-related research projects have yet to be created. Thus, there will be considerable differences within Europe regarding the interest in and development of the field, and it seems right to speak of European gender archaeologies in the plural.

Gender archaeology is a method of studying past societies through their material culture by closely examining the social construction of gender identities and relations. Gender archaeologists examine the relative positions in society of men, women, and children through identifying and studying the differences in power and authority they held, as they are manifested in material (and skeletal.

Material culture is a term used in archaeology and other anthropology-related fields to refer to all the corporeal, tangible objects that are created, used, kept and left behind by past and present cultures.

Material culture refers to objects that are used, lived in, displayed and experienced; and the terms includes all the things people make, including tools, pottery, houses, furniture. Prados, L. (), The Image of Women in Iberian Culture (6th-1st Century B.C). Moral de Eusebio, Enrique (): Queerying Sex, Gender and Sexuality in Archaeology: A Critique of the ‘Third’ and Other Sexual Categories.

Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 23 (3): Rebay-Salisbury, K. Linda Hurcombe has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Linda Hurcombe’s most popular book is Archaeological Artefacts as Material Culture.

Pdf Books The Archaeology Of Gender In Historic America a powerful synthesis of gender focused archaeological research rotman deftly shows that the study of place and material culture can The Archaeology Of Gender In Historic America Ecu america american experience in archaeological perspective book reviews author details and more at.

Placing the Subject in Art and Architecture, (Routledge, ), editor of Material Identities (Blackwell, ) and Children and Material Culture (Routledge, ).

Marie Louise Stig Sørensen Marie Louise Stig Sørensen is a Senior Lecturer in Prehistoric Archaeology at the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.The study of children and childhood in historical and prehistoric life is an overlooked area of study that Jane Baxter addresses in this brief book.

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