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    The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains (Studies in Funerary Archaeology) (Paperback) By (author) Rebecca Gowland, By (author) Christopher Knusel

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    DescriptionHuman bones form the most direct link to understanding how people lived in the past, who they were and where they came from. The interpretative value of human skeletal remains (within their burial context) in terms of past social identity and organisation is awesome, but was, for many years, underexploited by archaeologists. The nineteen papers in this edited volume are an attempt to redress this by marrying the cultural aspects of burial with the anthropology of the deceased.


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    Title
    The Social Archaeology of Funerary Remains
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rebecca Gowland, By (author) Christopher Knusel
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 295 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,202 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781842173657
    ISBN 10: 1842173650
    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
    LC classification: QL
    BIC subject category V2: PSX
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Abridged Dewey: 599
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002020
    DC22: 930.10285
    BIC subject category V2: HDP
    Thema V1.0: NK, JHM
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd ed.
    Illustrations note
    Hb
    Publisher
    Oxbow Books
    Imprint name
    Oxbow Books
    Publication date
    15 July 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Gowland and Knusel and all their contributing authors have made an important step...by highlighting the critical value of thorough osteological analysis for meaningful and secure archaeological interpretation.'--Aubrey Cannon"Canadian Journal of Archaeology" (01/01/2007)"