Archaeological Studies of Gender in the Southeastern United States / Edition 1

Archaeological Studies of Gender in the Southeastern United States / Edition 1

by Jane M. Eastman
     
 

In the first book about the archaeology of gender in native societies of southeastern North America, these lively essays reconstruct the different social roles and relationships adopted by women and men before and after the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century.See more details below

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In the first book about the archaeology of gender in native societies of southeastern North America, these lively essays reconstruct the different social roles and relationships adopted by women and men before and after the arrival of Europeans in the 16th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813018751
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
03/15/2001
Series:
Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.27(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.79(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction: Gender and the Archaeology of the Southeast1
1Challenges for Regendering Southeastern Prehistory10
2The Gender Division of Labor in Mississippian Households: Its Role in Shaping Production for Exchange27
3Life Courses and Gender among Late Prehistoric Siouan Communities57
4Mortuary Ritual and Gender Ideology in Protohistoric Southwestern North Carolina77
5Those Men in the Mounds: Gender, Politics, and Mortuary Practices in Late Prehistoric Eastern Tennessee101
6Piedmont Siouans and Mortuary Archaeology on the Eno River, North Carolina127
7Auditory Exostoses: A Clue to Gender in Prehistoric and Historic Farming Communities of North Carolina and Virginia152
8Concluding Thoughts173
References179
Contributors215
Index217

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