Gender and Archaeology
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Gender and Archaeology

Rita Wright, Editor

304 pages | 6 x 9 | 13 illus.
Paper 1996 | ISBN 978-0-8122-1574-8 | $22.50s | £15.00 | Add to cart

This important collection represents current thinking in feminist studies in archaeology. Its contributors are primarily anthropologists but the book also includes essays by a bioanthropologist and an historian of technology. All are leading scholars who, using a range of methodologies and theoretical frameworks, integrate gender into the central questions with which archaeologists have traditionally been concerned.

The book challenges archaeologists to draw on wider feminist discourses in their interpretations of past societies and feminist scholars in other disciplines to consider the new engendered approaches to archaeology presented in the volume.

Contributors include: Gillian Bentley, Elizabeth Brumfiel, Margaret Conkey, Cathy Lynne Costin, Joan Gero, Rosemary Joyce, Judith McGaw, Janet Romanowicz, Ruth Tringham, and the editor.

Rita P. Wright is Associate Professor of Anthropology at New York University.

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