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    Food, Culture and Identity in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age (BAR International) (Paperback) Edited by Mike Parker Pearson

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    DescriptionArchaeology literally feeds on the residues and discarded remains of our ancestors' meals. Such material has spawned a vast field of research and scientific techniques looking at prehistoric diet and food so that we can now learn more about the residues found stuck to the bottom of a Bronze Age pot than what is at the bottom of our own freezers. This volume contains twelve papers given at a conference held in Sheffield in 1999 which consider the ways in which we study food in the prehistoric past - culinary archaeology'. Geared towards highlighting scientific tecniques that are useful in reconstructing food habits and cementing the divide between specialism, papers include: Domestication, food and identity in Late Neolithic Orkney ( A Jones & C Richards ); Early Neolithic diets: evidence from pathology and dental wear ( A Chamberlain & A Witkin ); Use of dental microwear to infer diet and subsistence patterns in past human populations ( P Nystrom & S Cox); Dairying, dairy products and milk residues ( O E Craig ); Mead, chiefs and feasts in later prehistoric Europe. ( E Kock ).


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    Title
    Food, Culture and Identity in the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Mike Parker Pearson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 143
    Width: 290 mm
    Height: 310 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841714950
    ISBN 10: 184171495X
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1D
    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
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    DC22: 936.01
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GN799.F6 F66 2003
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    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1D
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3B
    Edition
    Large type / large print
    Edition statement
    Large type edition
    Illustrations note
    b/w figs, tbs
    Publisher
    ARCHAEOPRESS
    Imprint name
    ARCHAEOPRESS
    Publication date
    01 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford