A Companion to Gender Prehistory

by Diane Bolger
$185.99
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Publisher: Wiley

Series: Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology

Publication Date: April 11, 2016

ISBN: 9781118294260

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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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