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Gender and Italian archaeology

challenging the stereotypes

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Published by Accordia Research Centre, Institute of Archaeology, University College, London in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social archaeology -- Italy.,
  • Gender identity -- Italy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ruth D. Whitehouse.
    SeriesAccordia specialist studies on Italy -- v.7
    ContributionsWhitehouse, Ruth., Queen Mary and Westfield College. Accordia Research Centre., University College, London. Institute of Archaeology.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination227 p. :
    Number of Pages227
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18064082M
    ISBN 101873415184

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Gender and Italian archaeology Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 30 cm: Contents: * Introduction* The Italian scene: approaches to the study of gender* Italian gender theory and archaeology: a political engagement* Gender and sex: distinguishing the difference with ancient DNA* Reflections San Teodoro and recent sex changes in the Upper Palaeolithic.

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