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This volume is an impressive one . . . . In an era in which household archaeology has become essential to archaeological praxis, this volume is indeed essential reading --Bradley Parker, Cambridge Archaeological JournalReseña del editor:
In Ancient Households of the Americas archaeologists investigate the fundamental role of household production in ancient, colonial, and contemporary households.
Several different cultures--Iroquois, Coosa, Anasazi, Hohokam, San Agustin, Wankarani, Formative Gulf Coast Mexico, and Formative, Classic, Colonial, and contemporary Maya--are analyzed through the lens of household archaeology in concrete, data-driven case studies. The text is divided into three sections: Section I examines the spatial and social organization and context of household production; Section II looks at the role and results of households as primary producers; and Section III investigates the role of, and interplay among, households in their greater political and socioeconomic communities.
In the past few decades, household archaeology has made substantial contributions to our understanding and explanation of the past through the documentation of the household as a social unit--whether small or large, rural or urban, commoner or elite. These case studies from a broad swath of the Americas make Ancient Households of the Americas extremely valuable for continuing the comparative interdisciplinary study of households.
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Descripción University Press of Colorado (US), 2012. Hardback. Condición: NEW. 9781607321736 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. Nº de ref. del artículo: HTANDREE0150549
Descripción University Press of Colorado, 2012. Hardcover. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: DADAX1607321734