STEGA : The Archaeology of Houses and Households in Ancient Crete, Paperback / softback Book

STEGA : The Archaeology of Houses and Households in Ancient Crete Paperback / softback

Edited by Kevin T. Glowacki, Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan

Part of the Hesperia Supplement series

Description

This volume presents the papers of an international colloquium on the archaeology of houses and households in ancient Crete held in Ierapetra in May 2005.

The 38 papers presented here range from a discussion of household activities at Final Neolithic Phaistos to the domestic correlates of "globalization" during the early Roman Empire.

These studies demonstrate a variety of methodological approaches currently employed for understanding houses and household activities.

Key themes include understanding the built environment in all of its manifestations, the variability of domestic organization, the role of houses and households in mediating social (and perhaps even ethnic) identity within a community or region, household composition, and of course, household activities of all types, ranging from basic subsistence needs to production and consumption at a suprahousehold level.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 520 pages, 252 col and b/w figs, 19 tables
  • Publisher: American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Prehistoric archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780876615447

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