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Author Bolger, Diane
Title A Companion to Gender Prehistory
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (668 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology Ser. ; v.22
Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology Ser
Note Intro -- A Companion to Gender Prehistory -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Gender Prehistory - The Story So Far -- Part I Thematic Perspectives in Gender Prehistory -- Section 1 Current Themes and Debates -- 1 Engendering Human Evolution -- 2 Gender, Complexity, and Power in Prehistory -- 3 Archaeology of Embodied Subjectivities -- 4 Queer Prehistory: Bodies, Performativity, and Matter -- 5 The Future of Gender in Prehistoric Archaeology -- Section 2 Gender and Prehistoric Material Culture -- 6 Gender and Prehistoric Rock Art -- 7 Gender and Lithic Studies in Prehistoric Archaeology -- 8 Gender, Labor, and Pottery Production in Prehistory -- 9 Gender and Textile Production in Prehistory -- Section 3 Gendered Bodies and Identities in Prehistory -- 10 Personhood in Prehistory: A Feminist Archaeology in Ten Persons -- 11 Bioarchaeological Approaches to the Gendered Body -- 12 Figurines, Corporeality, and the Origins of the Gendered Body -- 13 Goddesses in Prehistory -- Part II Regional Perspectives in Gender Prehistory -- Section 4 Gender Prehistory in Africa and Asia -- 14 Gender in North African Prehistory -- 15 Gender in the Prehistory of Sub-Saharan Africa -- 16 Gender and Archaeology in Coastal East Asia -- 17 Gender Archaeology in East Asia and Eurasia -- 18 Gender in Southwest Asian Prehistory -- Section 5 Gender in European Prehistory -- 19 The History of Gender Archaeology in Northern Europe -- 20 Gender in Eastern European Prehistory -- 21 Gender and Feminism in the Prehistoric Archaeology of Southwest Europe -- 22 Gender in British Prehistory -- 23 Gender in Central Mediterranean Prehistory -- 24 Gender in Greek and Aegean Prehistory -- Section 6 Gender Prehistory in the Americas and the South Pacifi c
25 Gender in the Prehistory of the Eastern United States -- 26 The Archaeology of Gender in Western North America -- 27 The Archaeology of Gender in Mesoamerica: Moving Beyond Gender Complementarity -- 28 Gender in South American Prehistory -- 29 Gender and Archaeology in Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the South Pacific -- Index
An authoritative guide on gender prehistory for researchers, instructors and students in anthropology, archaeology, and gender studies Provides the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of gender archaeology, with an exclusive focus on prehistory Offers critical overviews of developments  in the archaeology of gender over the last 30 years, as well as assessments of current trends and prospects for future research Focuses on recent Third Wave approaches to the study of gender in early human societies, challenging heterosexist biases, and  investigating the interfaces between gender and  status, age,  cognition, social memory, performativity, the body, and sexuality Features numerous regional and thematic topics authored by established specialists in the field,   with incisive coverage of gender research in prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bolger, Diane A Companion to Gender Prehistory Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9780470655368
Subject Prehistoric peoples--Sex differences
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