Headhunting and the Body in Iron Age Europe

Headhunting and the Body in Iron Age Europe

by Ian Armit

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521877565
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/19/2012
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 892,851
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Ian Armit is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bradford. The author of more than eighty academic articles, he has also written numerous books, including Anatomy of an Iron Age Roundhouse, Towers in the North: The Brochs of Scotland and Celtic Scotland.

Table of Contents

1. Detached fragments of humanity; 2. A remarkable spiritual continuity?; 3. Shamans on the march; 4. Pillars, heads, and corn; 5. Neither this world, nor the next; 6. From the dead to the living; 7. Gods and monsters; 8. Bodies of belief.

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