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How do caves act?

Rick Peterson

in Neolithic cave burials: Agency, structure and environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526118868
eISBN:
9781526144645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118868.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter addresses the question of what the agency of non-animate objects might imply for the study. It begins by discussing early archaeological applications of the ideas of Giddens and ... More


Outside the museum: women’s donations, materiality and the museum object

Kate Hill

in Women and Museums 1850-1914: Modernity and the Gendering of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719081156
eISBN:
9781526115058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081156.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the objects that women gave to museums, to uncover the extent to which there were identifiable ‘women’s things’. It finds that in general terms women did give more of those ... More


Introduction: Egypt in the Garden

Caitlín Eilís Barrett

in Domesticating Empire: Egyptian Landscapes in Pompeian Gardens

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190641351
eISBN:
9780190641382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190641351.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This introductory chapter sets out an agenda for the larger research project; investigates problems of definition and interpretation; provides a critical review of past and current scholarship on ... More


Introduction

Lucia Dacome

in Malleable Anatomies: Models, Makers, and Material Culture in Eighteenth-Century Italy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198736189
eISBN:
9780191799914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198736189.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Over the course of the eighteenth century, anatomical models were propelled to the forefront of the anatomical world. The Introduction highlights how anatomical models became important social, ... More


Bestiality in the Bay of Naples: The Herculaneum Pan and Goat Statue

Kate Fisher and Rebecca Langlands

in Sex, Knowledge, and Receptions of the Past

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199660513
eISBN:
9780191799730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660513.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the marble statue of Pan having sex with a goat, which in the first century CE stood in the garden of the Villa of the Papyri in Herculaneum, and has been an object of ... More


Fuel Trade: People, Places, and Transformations along the Coal Briquetting Chain

Annuska Derks

in Traders in Motion: Identities and Contestations in the Vietnamese Marketplace

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501719820
eISBN:
9781501721342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501719820.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on those who produce, distribute and use an everyday, but increasingly shunned cooking fuel, the beehive coal briquette. It looks in particular at the inter-linkages between ... More


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