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Regional Approaches to Mortuary Analysis : Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology - Lane Anderson Beck

Regional Approaches to Mortuary Analysis

Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology

By: Lane Anderson Beck (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th February 1995
ISBN: 9780306449314
Number Of Pages: 280

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In this volume, archaeologists offer a new direction for burial research by expanding the models for mortuary analysis from a site-specific to a regional level. Contributors explore how regional mortuary approaches allow the introduction of new questions about peer polity interactions and regional alliances-extending traditional settlement system and exchange analyses. This volume features case studies examining mortuary sites as components of the archaeological landscape.

On Mortuary Analysis - with Special Reference to the Saxe-Binford Research Programp. 3
Ten Years After - Megaliths, Mortuary Practices, and the Territorial Modelp. 29
Mortuary Behavior, Labor Organization, and Social Rankp. 53
Diachronic Regional Social Dynamics: Mortuary Sites in the Illinois Valley/American Bottom Regionp. 77
Landscapes and Mortuary Practices: A Case for Regional Perspectivesp. 101
Mortuary Custom in the Bronze Age of Southeastern Hungary: Diachronic and Synchronic Perspectivesp. 125
Kingdom and Community in Early Anglo-Saxon Eastern Englandp. 147
Regional Cults and Ethnic Boundaries in "Southern Hopewell"p. 167
Regional Approaches to the Investigation of Past Human Biocultural Structurep. 191
An Osteological Perspective on Prehistoric Warfarep. 221
Regional Perspectives on Mortuary Analysisp. 247
Indexp. 265
Series Publicationsp. 279
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ISBN: 9780306449314
ISBN-10: 0306449315
Series: Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 28th February 1995
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.33