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Title The construction of value in the ancient world / edited by John K. Papadopoulos and Gary Urton
Imprint Los Angeles : Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, University of California, Los Angeles, c2012
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  CC72.4 C758 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001166974
Descript xxviii, 612 p. : illustrations (some col.), maps ; 27 cm
Series Cotsen advanced seminar series ; v. 5
Cotsen advanced seminars ; v. 5
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 536-595) and index
Signifcant stones, signifcant places : monumentality and landscapes in neolithic Western Europe / Chris Scarre -- The negotiation of place value in the landscape / John Chapman -- Spare values : the decision not to destroy / Susan E. Alcock -- Emplacing value, cultivating order : places of conversion and practices of subordination throughout early Inka state formation (Cusco, Peru) / Steve Kosiba -- The revaluation of landscapes in the Inca empire as Peircean replication / Charles Stanish -- Objectifying the body : the increased value of the ancient Egyptian mummy during the socioeconomic crisis of dynasty 21 / Kathlyn M. Cooney -- From value to meaning, from things to persons : the grave circles of Mycenae reconsidered / Sofia Voutsaki -- Dressing the body in splendor : expression of value by the Moche of ancient Peru / Christopher B. Donnan -- Interpreting the Paracas body and its value in ancient Peru / Lisa DeLeonardis -- The value of chorality in ancient Greece / Leslie Kurke -- Bodies and their values in the early medieval West / Patrick J. Geary
Systems of value among material things : the nexus of fungibility and measure / Colin Renfrew -- Money, art, and the construction of value in the ancient Mediterranean / John K. Papadopolous -- The construction of values during the Peruvian formative / Richard L. Burger -- Bronze, jade, gold, and ivory : valuable objects in ancient Sichuan / Rowan Flad -- The value of aesthetic value / James I. Porter -- Light and the precious object, or value in the eyes of the Byzantines / Ioli Kalavrezou -- Figurine fashions in formative Mesoamerica / Richard G. Lesure -- From rational to relational : re-configuring value in the Inca empire / Tamara L. Bray -- Competing and commensurate values in colonial conditions : how they are expressed and registered in the sixteenth-century Andes / Tom Cummins -- Equivalency values and the command economy of the Ur III period in Mesopotamia / Robert K. Englund -- Constructing value with instruments versus constructing equivalence with mathematics : measuring grains according to early chinese mathematical sources / Karine Chemla -- Recording values in the Inka empire / Gary Urton -- The varieties of ancient Maya numeration and value / David Stuart -- Calculative objects : sustaining symbolic systems in the ancient Mediterranean / Melissa A. Bailey
Lib. has: 2nd printing 2014. FSN
Subject Social archaeology
Social values -- History
Civilization, Ancient
Philosophy, Ancient
Alt Author Papadopoulos, John K., 1958-
Urton, Gary, 1946-
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