Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory

Engendering Archaeology: Women and Prehistory

by Joan M. Gero
     
 

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This pathbreaking book brings gender issues to archaeology for the first time, in an explicit and theoretically informed way. In it, leading archaeologists from around the world contribute original analyses of prehistoric data to discover how gender systems operated in the past.

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This pathbreaking book brings gender issues to archaeology for the first time, in an explicit and theoretically informed way. In it, leading archaeologists from around the world contribute original analyses of prehistoric data to discover how gender systems operated in the past.

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"Engendering Archaeology advances significantly the small but growing literature on gender in archeology." Archeology

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ISBN-13:
9780631165057
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1991
Series:
Social Archaeology
Pages:
400

Meet the Author

Joan M. Gero is Assistant Professor and Graduate Director in the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Carolina. She has previously edited The Sociopolitics of Archaeology.

Margaret W. Conkey is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Californis, at Berkeley.

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