Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past (BAR International Series) by Aleksander Pluskowski
Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past (BAR International Series)
Author: Aleksander Pluskowski
Title: Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past (BAR International Series)
ISBN10: 184171853X
ISBN13: 978-1841718538
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
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Publisher: British Archaeological Reports (September 15, 2005)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1502 kb
Size epub: 1436 kb
Rating: 4.3 ✪
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Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Agricultural Sciences
This volume of nine papers is derived from two sessions focusing on current research in British zooarchaeology; the first of which took place on Wednesday 17th October 2003, at the meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group in Lampeter, entitled 'Just Skin and Bones? New Perspectives on Human-Animal Relations in the Historical Past'; and the second of which took place on Thursday the 9th September 2004, at the annual meeting of the Association of European Archaeologists in Lyon, entitled 'Advancing Zooarchaeology - Beyond Socio-Economics in Faunal Research'. Contents: 1) Butchery as a Tool for Understanding the Changing Views of Animals: Cattle in Roman Britain (Krish Seetah); 2) Red Deer's Role in Social Expression on the Isles of Scotland (James T. Morris); 3) Animals, Ashes and Ancestors (Howard Williams); 4) Zooarchaeology, Artefacts, Trade and Identity: The Analysis of Bone and Antler Combs from Early Medieval England and Scotland (Steven Ashby); 5) The Archaeological Evidence for Equestrianism in Early Anglo-Saxon England, c.450-700 (Chris Fern); 6) Hunting for the Anglo-Normans: Zooarchaeological Evidence for Medieval Identity (Naomi Sykes); 7) Prowlers in the Dark and Wild Places: Mapping Wolves in Medieval Britain and Southern Scandinavia (Aleksander Pluskowski); 8) Perceptions Versus Reality: Changing Attitudes towards Pets in Medieval and Post-Medieval England (Richard Thomas); 9) Art, Archaeology, Religion and Dead Fish: A Medieval Case Study from Northern England (Sue Stallibrass).