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Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past 9781841718538

Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past

ISBN-10: 184171853X
ISBN-13: 9781841718538
PUBLISHER: Archaeopress
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Product Description: This volume of nine papers is derived from two sessions focusing on current research in British zooarchaeology; the first of which took place in October 2003, at the meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group in Lampeter, entitled 'Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past'; and the second of which took place in September 2004, at the annual meeting of the Association of European Archaeologists in Lyon, entitled 'Advancing Zooarchaeology - Beyond Socio-Economics in Faunal Research'. Contents: Butchery as a Tool for Understanding the Changing Views of Animals: Cattle in Roman Britain (Krish Seetah); Red Deer's Role in Social Expression on the Isles of Scotland (James T Morris); Animals, Ashes and Ancestors (Howard Williams); Zooarchaeology, Artefacts, Trade and Identity: The Analysis of Bone and Antler Combs from Early Medieval England and Scotland (Steven Ashby); The Archaeological Evidence for Equestrianism in Early Anglo-Saxon England, c.450-700 (Chris Fern); Hunting for the Anglo-Normans: Zooarchaeological Evidence for Medieval Identity (Naomi Sykes); Prowlers in the Dark and Wild Places: Mapping Wolves in Medieval Britain and Southern Scandinavia (Aleksander Pluskowski); Perceptions Versus Reality: Changing Attitudes towards Pets in Medieval and Post-Medieval England (Richard Thomas); Art, Archaeology, Religion and Dead Fish: A Medieval Case Study from Northern England

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PAGES: 112
CATEGORY: Nature, Social Science

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