The Archaeology of Household Activities (Paperback)Penelope M. Allison (editor)
Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 01/04/1999
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This pioneering collection engages with recent research in different areas of the archaeological discipline to bring together case-studies of the household material culture from later prehistoric and classical periods. The book provides a comprehensive and accessible study for students into the material records of past households, aiding wider understanding of our own domestic development.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 12 mm
"There were a number of chapters I thought were exceptionally well written and researched... valuable reading for all classical and historic archaeologists unfamiliar with Schiffer's work or with prehistoric archaeology, where point pronveniencing, object functions, use of space, and similar foci are routine. Others will enjoy reading Chapters 3 and 7, 8 and 9, regardless of their archaeological background. Journal of Anthropological Research, Susan Kent, Old Dominion University, vol 56, 2000."
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