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By Maria Mina,Sevi Triantaphyllou,Yiannis Papadatos

ISBN-10: 1785702912

ISBN-13: 9781785702914

In the lengthy culture of the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean our bodies have held a favorite function within the kind of collectible figurines, frescos, or skeletal continues to be, and feature even been liable for sparking fascinating portrayals of the Mother-Goddess cult, the based ladies of Minoan Crete or the deeds of heroic males. transforming into literature at the archaeology and anthropology of the physique has raised wisdom concerning the dynamic and multifaceted function of the physique in experiencing the realm and within the development, functionality and negotiation of social identification. In those 28 thematically prepared papers, experts within the archaeology of the jap Mediterranean confront the perceived invisibility of prior our bodies and ask new examine questions. participants speak about new and outdated proof; they study how our bodies intersect with the fabric international, and discover the function of body-situated reviews in developing specific social and different identities. Papers diversity chronologically from the Palaeolithic to the Early Iron Age and canopy the nation-states of the Aegean, Cyprus and the close to East. They spotlight the hot probabilities that emerge for the translation of the prehistoric jap Mediterranean via a mixed use of body-focused methodological and theoretical views which are however grounded within the archaeological record.

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