A Companion to Gender Prehistory by Diane Bolger

By Diane Bolger

An authoritative consultant on gender prehistory for researchers, teachers and scholars in anthropology, archaeology, and gender studies

  • Provides the main updated, accomplished assurance of gender archaeology, with an specific specialize in prehistory
  • Offers severe overviews of advancements  within the archaeology of gender during the last 30 years, in addition to tests of present tendencies and clients for destiny research
  • Focuses on contemporary 3rd Wave ways to the learn of gender in early human societies, not easy heterosexist biases, and  investigating the interfaces among gender and  prestige, age,  cognition, social reminiscence, performativity, the physique, and sexuality
  • Features a variety of local and thematic themes authored by means of confirmed experts within the field,   with incisive insurance of gender learn in prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific

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