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    DescriptionPerishable Material Culture in Prehistory provides new approaches and integrates a broad range of data to address a neglected topic, organic material in the prehistoric record. Providing news ideas and connections and suggesting revisionist ways of thinking about broad themes in the past, this book demonstrates the efficacy of an holistic approach by using examples and cases studies. No other book covers such a broad range of organic materials from a social and object biography perspective, or concentrates so fully on approaches to the missing components of prehistoric material culture. This book will be an essential addition for those people wishing to understand better the nature and importance of organic materials as the 'missing majority' of prehistoric material culture.


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    Title
    Perishable Material Culture in Prehistory
    Subtitle
    Investigating the Missing Majority
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Linda Hurcombe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 292
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 462 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415537933
    ISBN 10: 0415537932
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    DC22: 930.1
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A17010200, A60280000
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    BIC subject category V2: JFCD
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A33250000
    DC23: 930.1
    LC classification: GN740 .H87 2014
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ARCHAS
    Thema V1.0: JBCC2, NHC, NKD
    Edition statement
    New.
    Illustrations note
    1 black & white tables
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    14 July 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Linda M. Hurcombe is Senior Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Exeter, UK.
    Table of contents
    Preface 1. The holistic approach to material culture 2. The materiality of plants 3. The materiality of animals 4. Intimate relationships between plants, animals and people 5. Integrating craft and subsistence needs 6. Integrating organic and inorganic material culture 7. Conclusions Endnotes Bibliography Index