Archaeologies of Social Life: Age, Sex, Class Etcetra in Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

Archaeologies of Social Life: Age, Sex, Class Etcetra in Ancient Egypt / Edition 1

by Lynn Meskell
     
 

It is rare to find social archaeology and theory applied to the prehistory of Egypt. Lynn Meskell takes a 'third wave feminist approach' to the everyday life of ancient Egyptians, focusing primarily on social relations, identity and the self, age, sex, class and ethnic distinctions. She takes as her case study the village of Deir el Medina (c.See more details below

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It is rare to find social archaeology and theory applied to the prehistory of Egypt. Lynn Meskell takes a 'third wave feminist approach' to the everyday life of ancient Egyptians, focusing primarily on social relations, identity and the self, age, sex, class and ethnic distinctions. She takes as her case study the village of Deir el Medina (c.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631212997
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/24/2008
Series:
Social Archaeology Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Acknowledgements.

Prologue.

1. Individuals, Selves and Bodies.

2. Feminisms, Gender Trouble and Sexuality.

3. Body and Soul in the Archaeology of Egypt.

4. Mapping Age, Sex and Class at Deir el Medina.

5. Accessing Individuals at Deir el Medina.

Epilogue.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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