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Gendered labor in specialized economies : archaeological perspectives on female and male work / edited by Sophia E. Kelly and Traci Ardren.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
xii, 400 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary note:
"Gendered Labor in Specialized Economies combine the study of gender in the archaeological record with the examination of intensified craft production in prehistory to reassess the connection between craft specialization and the types and amount of work that men and women performed in ancient communities"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Craft specialization and the comparative advantages of gender / Sophia E. Kelly and Traci Ardren -- Political, social, economic, and ideological dimensions in the late pre-hispanic gendered division of labor on the north coast of Peru / Cathy Lynne Costin -- Crafting feminine subjects : a diachronic interrogation of gendered production in the Andes / Pilar Margarita Hernández Escontrías -- The artisans of terminal classic Xuenkal, Yucatan, Mexico: gender and craft during a time of economic change / Traci Ardren, Alejandra Alonso Olvera, and T. Kam Manahan -- Gendered labor in pottery and salt production in northeast Thailand / Alisha Halliwell, Andrea Yankowski, and Nigel Chang -- Complementary crafts : the dynamics of multicraft production in Banda, Ghana / Ann Brower Stahl -- Characterizing the gendered division of labor within a Hohokam specialized economy / Sophia E. Kelly and James M. Heidke -- The mobile woman : using ethnoarchaeology to build models of women's labor contribution to craft production / Laura A. Swantek -- Observations on invisible producers: engendering pre-Columbian Maya ceramic production / Michael G. Callaghan -- Gender, craft production, and the state : problems with "workshops" / Brigitte Kovacevich -- From warp and weft to spear and spindle : gender identity and textile manufacture in early Anglo-Saxon England / Sue Harrington -- A comparative perspective on gender in specialized economies : craft specialization, kinship, and technology / Rita P. Wright.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9781607324829 (cloth)
  • 1607324822 (cloth)
  • 9781607325208 (pbk.)
  • 1607325209 (pbk.)
  • (ebook)
LCCN:
2015047749
OCLC:
933211499
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