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Children and Material Culture

Children and Material Culture

by Joanna Sofaer Derevenski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415188989

ISBN-13: 9780415188982

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the first book to focus entirely on children and material culture. The contributors ask:
* what is the relationship between children and the material world?
* how does the material culture of children vary across time and space?
* how can we access the actions and identities of children in the material record?
The collection spans the

Overview

This is the first book to focus entirely on children and material culture. The contributors ask:
* what is the relationship between children and the material world?
* how does the material culture of children vary across time and space?
* how can we access the actions and identities of children in the material record?
The collection spans the Palaeolithic to the late twentieth century, and uses data from across Europe, Scandinavia, the Americas and Asia. The international contributors are from a wide range of disciplines including archaeology, cultural and biological anthropology, psychology and museum studies. All skilfully integrate theory and data to illustrate fully the significance and potential of studying children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415188982
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Contributors

Preface

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES

1. Material Culture Shock: Confronting Expectations in the Material Culture of Children--Joanna Sofaer Derevenski

2. The World of Children--Grete

Lillehammer

REPRESENTING AND PERCEIVING CHILDREN

3. Footprints in the Clay: Upper Paleolithic Children in Ritual and Secular Contexts--Blythe E. Roveland

4. The Social Status and Artistic Presentation of 'Adolescence' in Fifth Century Athens--Lesley

Beaumont

THE TRANSMISSION OF KNOWLEDGE

5. Apprentice Flintknapping: Relating Material Culture and Social Practice in the Upper Paleolithic-Linda Grimm

6. Children, Material Culture and Weaving: Historical Change and Developmental Change--Patricia

Greenfield

CHILDHOOD LIVES

7. Neanderthal Cognitive Life History and its Implications for Material Culture-Jennie Hawcroft and Robin Dennell

8. Not Merely Child's Play: Creating a Historical Archaeology of Children and Childhood--Laurie A.

Wilkie

CHILDREN AND RELATIONSHIPS

9. The Construction of the Individual among North European Fisher-Gatherer-Hunters in the Early and Mid-Holocene--Liliana Janik

10. Children, Gender and the Material Culture of Domestic Abandonment in the Late 20th

Century--Victor Buchli and Gavin Lucas

GEOGRAPHIES OF CHILDREN

11. The Child as a Node of Past and Future--Koji Mizoguchi

12. Child Burials in Ancient Athens--Sanne Houby-Nielsen

CHILDREN AND VALUE

13. Children, Grave Goods and Social

Status in Early Anglo-Saxon England--Sally E. E. Crawford

14. The Archaeology and History of Infanticide, and its Occurrence in Earlier British Populations--Simon Mays

DEMOGRAPHY AND GROWTH OF CHILDREN

15. Interpretation of the Growth of Past

Populations--Louise T. Humphrey

16. Minor Concerns: A Demographic Perspective on Children in Past Societies--Andrew T. Chamberlain

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