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    DescriptionHenri Duday is Director of Research for CNRS at the University of Bordeaux. The Archaeology of the Dead is based on an intensive specialist course in burial archaeology given by Duday in Rome in November 2004. The primary aim of the project was to contribute to the development of common procedures for excavation, data collection and study of Roman cemeteries of the imperial period. Translated into English by Anna Maria Cipriani and John Pearce, this book looks at the way in which the analysis of skeletons can allow us to re-discover the lives of people who came before us and inform us of their view of death. Duday throughly examines the means at our disposal to allow the dead to speak, as well as identifying the pitfalls that may deceive us.


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    Title
    The Archaeology of the Dead
    Subtitle
    Lectures in Archaeothanatology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Henri Duday, By (author) Anna Maria Cipriani, By (author) John Pearce
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 230
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781842173565
    ISBN 10: 1842173561
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ITALY
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002020
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: HDW
    BISAC V2.8: SOC036000
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 393.0937
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DG103 .D7813 2009
    BISAC region code: 1.5.3.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: JHBZ, NK, NHDA
    Illustrations note
    b/w illus
    Publisher
    Oxbow Books
    Imprint name
    Oxbow Books
    Publication date
    24 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    This publication and translation into English makes this important work more readily accessible for an even larger readership than it has had up until now.'--Liv Nilsson Stutz"Cambridge Archaeological Journal" (01/01/0001)