TRAC 2001: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, Glasgow 2001

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A selection of eleven papers from the eleventh annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference; these papers are representative of the broad range of Roman archaeology today, and share a commitment to a theoretically informed approach to the subject.
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A selection of eleven papers from the eleventh annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference; these papers are representative of the broad range of Roman archaeology today, and share a commitment to a theoretically informed approach to the subject.
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A selection of 11 papers from the March 2001 conference. Lacking a common theme, the papers discuss such topics of Roman archaeology as the continuity of votive sites in Northeastern France from 200 BC to AD 100, the role of the "free market" in the Late Roman economy, the buildings o the emperor Maxentius on the Via Appia, consumer theory and Roman North Africa, rural foodways in Roman Britain, material culture patterns and cultural change in South-West Britain, acculturation and the temporal f eature of ritual action, Roman and Germanic perspectives on time measurement and historical memory, and mythological and heroic narratives on Roman sarcophagi. Distributed by David Brown Book Co. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781842170755
  • Publisher: Oxbow Books
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Series: Trac Series
  • Pages: 124
  • Product dimensions: 6.76 (w) x 9.74 (h) x 0.32 (d)

Table of Contents

Considering Continuity of Deposition on Votive Sites in Northeastern France from 200 BC to AD 100 (Imogen Wellington)
Pots for Cash? A Critique of the Role of the 'Free Market' in the Late Roman Economy (James Gerrard)
A Topography of Death: The Buildings of the Emperor Maxentius on the Via Appia, Rome (Lorraine Kerr)
Consumer Theory and Roman North Africa: A Post-colonial Approach to the Ancient Economy (Garrick Fincham)
Wolves' Nipples and Otters' Noses? Rural Foodways in Roman Britain (Gillian Hawkes)
Material Culture Patterns and Cultural Change in South-West Britain (Jason Lucas)
Acculturation and the Temporal Features of Ritual Action (Jan Weeks)
Celts, Romans and the Coligny Calendar (Cathy Swift)
Regarding the Stars (Carol van Driel-Murray)
Measuring Time and Inventing Histories in the Early Empire: Roman and Germanic Perspectives (Maureen Carroll)
The Metaphoric Movement: Mythological and Heroic Narratives on Roman Sarcophagi (Inge Lyse Hansen)
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