Identity and Subsistence: Gender Strategies for Archaeology - Gender and Archaeology (Hardback)Sarah Milledge Nelson (editor)
Hardback 280 Pages / Published: 14/06/2007
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Throughout human history, gender has served as one of the ways in which human beings form their identities and then make their way in the world. But it is not the only way: We also discover ourselves through race, age, class, and other categories. Increasingly, archaeologists are recovering evidence of the ways in which gender has been important in identity-formation in the past, especially in its interaction with other social factors. In Identity and Subsistence, a number of scholars look at how the idea of gender has worked with respect to the formation of the self, masculinity and femininity, human evolution, and the development of early agrarian and pastoralist societies.
Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 562 g
Dimensions: 240 x 161 x 23 mm
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