Download Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World by Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty PDF

By Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality within the historical World explores the present tendencies within the social archaeology of human-animal relationships, targeting the ways that animals are used to constitution, create, help, or even deconstruct social inequalities.

The authors supply an international variety of case reviews from either New and outdated global archaeology—a royal Aztec puppy burial, the enormous horse tombs of critical Asia, and the ceremonial macaw cages of historical Mexico between them. They discover the advanced relationships among humans and animals in social, fiscal, political, and formality contexts, incorporating animal is still from archaeological websites with artifacts, texts, and iconography to strengthen their interpretations.

Animals and Inequality within the historical World offers new info and interpretations that demonstrate the position of animals, their items, and their symbolism in structuring social inequalities within the historical international. the amount may be of curiosity to archaeologists, in particular zooarchaeologists, and classical students of pre-modern civilizations and societies.

Show description

Read or Download Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World PDF

Similar archaeology books

European Landscapes of Rock-Art

Rock-art - the traditional pictures which nonetheless scatter the rocky landscapes of Europe - is a unique type of archaeological proof. fastened in position, it doesn't stream approximately as artefacts as exchange items do. Enigmatic in its which means, it uniquely deals a right away list of the way prehistoric Europeans observed and estimated their very own worlds.

Shaky Ground: Context, Connoisseurship and the History of Roman Art (Debates in Archaeology)

The hot concern on the planet of antiquities amassing has caused students and most of the people to pay extra consciousness than ever ahead of to the archaeological findspots and gathering histories of historic artistic endeavors. This new scrutiny is utilized to works at present out there in addition to to these bought considering (and regardless of) the 1970 UNESCO conference, which aimed to avoid the trafficking in cultural estate.

Poisonous Plants: A Cultural and Social History

The botanical historical past of england and North West Europe has a depressing and a mild facet. vegetation were used as guns to hurt humans, taken intentionally as addictive medications and likewise hired as instruments in witchcraft and used as magical amulets. but a lot of those comparable crops were medicinally very important to varied ecu groups; because the writer notes, usually the one distinction among a benevolent drugs and a poison is dosage.

Seefahrer!: Maritime Lebensbilder von der Antike bis heute (German Edition)

Seefahrer – nach wie vor geht von diesem Wort eine besondere Faszination aus. Das Individuum und das Meer, die Herausforderung und der Kampf, die oftmals romantischen Vorstellungen von Seeschlachten und Entdeckerleben, von Piraten und Meuterern, von heroischen Kapitänen und einsamen Seeleuten, letztlich aber auch die Entdeckung neuer Horizonte sind nur einige der Bilder, die sofort vor dem geistigen Auge entstehen.

Additional resources for Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.15 of 5 – based on 29 votes