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By Maria Mina,Sevi Triantaphyllou,Yiannis Papadatos

ISBN-10: 1785702912

ISBN-13: 9781785702914

In the lengthy culture of the archaeology of the japanese Mediterranean our bodies have held a well-known position within the type of collectible figurines, frescos, or skeletal is still, and feature even been answerable for sparking eye-catching portrayals of the Mother-Goddess cult, the based ladies of Minoan Crete or the deeds of heroic males. transforming into literature at the archaeology and anthropology of the physique has raised expertise in regards to the dynamic and multifaceted function of the physique in experiencing the realm and within the building, functionality and negotiation of social id. In those 28 thematically prepared papers, experts within the archaeology of the japanese Mediterranean confront the perceived invisibility of previous our bodies and ask new examine questions. members speak about new and previous facts; they research how our bodies intersect with the fabric international, and discover the function of body-situated stories in growing precise social and different identities. Papers variety chronologically from the Palaeolithic to the Early Iron Age and canopy the nation-states of the Aegean, Cyprus and the close to East. They spotlight the recent probabilities that emerge for the translation of the prehistoric japanese Mediterranean via a mixed use of body-focused methodological and theoretical views which are however grounded within the archaeological record.

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