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作者 Sosna, Daniel
書名 Archaeologies of Waste : Encounters with the Unwanted
出版項 Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, 2016
國際標準書號 9781785703287 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (201 pages)
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附註 Intro -- List of Illustrations -- List of Tables -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- Part 1 - Value of the Unwanted -- 2. Wastes and values -- 3. Purity and holy dumps of garbage: organising rubbish disposal in the Middle and Late Bronze Age of the Carpathian Basin -- 4. Nightman's muck, gong farmer's treasure: local differences in the clearing-out of cesspits in the Low Countries, 1600-1900 -- Part 2 - Social Practice: Consumption and Differentiation -- 5. Waste, very much a social practice -- 6. One man's trash: how the excavation of Copenhagen's moat is revealing valuable information about the city's 17th century population -- 7. Cesspits and finds: archaeological study of waste management and its social significance in medieval Tartu, Estonia -- 8. Recyclable waste as a marker of everyday life routines -- Part 3 - Positioning Waste: Spatial Nature of Waste -- 9. Waste wanted: no space without time and place -- 10. Neolithic settlement space: waste, deposition and identity -- 11. The detritus of life and death: re-evaluating perceptions of rubbish on an Irish Late Bronze Age enclosure -- 12. Heterotopias behind the fence: landfills as relational emplacements -- Postscript -- Index
Waste represents a category of 'things', which is familiar and ubiquitous but rarely reflected in archaeological and cultural studies. Perception of waste changes over time and practices associated with waste vary. The ambiguity of waste challenges traditional archaeological approaches that take advantage of refuse to infer past behaviour. Recent developments in research in the social sciences and humanities indicate that waste offers many more dimensions for exploration. This interdisciplinary book brings together scholars who demonstrate the potential of research into waste for understanding humans, non-humans and their inter-relations. In 12 chapters the authors cover topics ranging from the relationship between waste and identity in early agricultural settlements to the perception of contemporary nuclear waste. Although archaeological approaches dominate the contributions, there are also chapters that represent the results of anthropological and historical research. The book is structured into three main sections that explore the relationship between waste and three domains of interest: value, social differentiation, and space. Archaeologies of Waste will interest archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and other readers intrigued by the potential of things, which were left behind, to shed light on social life
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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
鏈接 Print version: Sosna, Daniel Archaeologies of Waste : Encounters with the Unwanted Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited,c2016 9781785703270
主題 Differentiation (Sociology) - History
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Alt Author Brunclíková, Lenka
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