Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World by Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty PDF

By Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality within the old World explores the present tendencies within the social archaeology of human-animal relationships, concentrating on the ways that animals are used to constitution, create, help, or even deconstruct social inequalities.

The authors supply a world variety of case experiences from either New and previous global archaeology—a royal Aztec puppy burial, the enormous horse tombs of principal Asia, and the ceremonial macaw cages of old Mexico between them. They discover the complicated relationships among humans and animals in social, financial, political, and formality contexts, incorporating animal continues to be from archaeological websites with artifacts, texts, and iconography to enhance their interpretations.

Animals and Inequality within the old World offers new facts and interpretations that exhibit the position of animals, their items, and their symbolism in structuring social inequalities within the historical international. the quantity should be of curiosity to archaeologists, specially zooarchaeologists, and classical students of pre-modern civilizations and societies.

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