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The Oxford handbook of prehistoric figurines / edited by Timothy Insoll.

Contributor(s): Insoll, Timothy [edt, aut].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 2017Description: XXV, 931 str. : ilustr. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780199675616.Other title: Handbook of prehistoric figurines.Subject(s): prapovijesna umjetnost | prapovijesna plastika | kultna plastika | skulptura | antropomorfne figurice | glinene figurice | figurine | idoli | paleolitik | neolitikOnline resources: Sadržaj
Contents:
1. Miniature possibilities? : an introduction to the varied dimensions of figurine research / Timothy Insoll -- 2. The archaeology of figurines and the human body in prehistory / Lynn Meskell -- 3. Comparative perspectives in the interpretation of prehistoric figurines / Richard G. Lesure -- 4. Predynastic Egyptian figurines / Alice Stevenson -- 5. Prehistoric figurines in Sudan / Gunnar Haaland and Randi Haaland -- 6. The Sahara / Barbara E. Barich -- 7. Southern Africa / Alex Schoeman -- 8. West Africa / Timothy Insoll -- 9. Equatorial Africa / Pierre de Maret -- 10. Caribbean / Marlena Antczak and Andrzej Antczak -- 11. Mesoamerica - Maya / Erin L. Sears -- 12. Mesoamerica - Olmec figurines / Christopher A. Pool -- 13. Mesoamerica - Highland Formative (early to middle Formative) figurines / Jeffrey P. Blomster -- 14. Mesoamerica - Aztec figurines / Lisa Overholtzer -- 15. North America - Southwest / Polly Schaafsma -- 16. Figurines and figural art of the Northwest Coast / Roy L. Carlson -- 17. Inuguat : prehistoric human figurines in the North American Arctic / William W. Fitzhugh and Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad -- 18. South America - Andes / George F. Lau -- 19. Figurine traditions from the Amazon / Cristiana Barreto -- 20. Prehistoric figurines in Anatolia (Turkey) / Karina Croucher and Ellen Belcher -- 21. Prehistoric figurines in China / Sascha Priewe -- 22. South Asia - Indus civilization / Sharri R. Clark and J. Mark Kenoyer -- 23. Anthropomorphic clay figurines of the Jomon period of Japan / Koji Mizoguchi -- 24. Clay ideas : Levantine Neolithic figurine trajectories and intellectual threads / Ian Kuijt -- 25. Figurines in prehistoric Mesopotamia / Stuart Campbell and Aurelie Daems -- 26. From a bird's eye view : prehistoric human figurines from Iran / Aurelie Daems -- 27. Wooden figurines of Easter Island / Catherine Orliac and Michel Orliac -- 28. Cycladic figurines / Colin Renfrew -- 29. Minoan and Mycenaean figurines / Christine Morris -- 30. Palaeolithic Central and Eastern Europe / Rebecca Farbstein -- 31. Neolithic Eastern and Central Europe / Eszter Bánffy -- 32. Figurines of Malta / Caroline Malone and Simon Stoddart -- 33. Mediterranean - Cyprus / Daisy Knox -- 34. Prehistoric figurines in Italy / Robin Skeates -- 35. Mediterranean - Sardinia / Isabelle Vella Gregory -- 36. Southeast European Neolithic figurines : beyond context, interpretation, and meaning / Doug Bailey -- 37. Palaeolithic Western and North Central Europe / Paul Pettitt -- 38. Neolithic figurines of Western Europe / Chris Scarre.
Summary: The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first text to offer a comparative survey of figurines from across the globe, bringing together myriad contemporary research approaches to provide invaluable insights into their function, context, meaning, and use, as well as past thinking on the human body, gender, and identity
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1. Miniature possibilities? : an introduction to the varied dimensions of figurine research / Timothy Insoll -- 2. The archaeology of figurines and the human body in prehistory / Lynn Meskell -- 3. Comparative perspectives in the interpretation of prehistoric figurines / Richard G. Lesure -- 4. Predynastic Egyptian figurines / Alice Stevenson -- 5. Prehistoric figurines in Sudan / Gunnar Haaland and Randi Haaland -- 6. The Sahara / Barbara E. Barich -- 7. Southern Africa / Alex Schoeman -- 8. West Africa / Timothy Insoll -- 9. Equatorial Africa / Pierre de Maret -- 10. Caribbean / Marlena Antczak and Andrzej Antczak -- 11. Mesoamerica - Maya / Erin L. Sears -- 12. Mesoamerica - Olmec figurines / Christopher A. Pool -- 13. Mesoamerica - Highland Formative (early to middle Formative) figurines / Jeffrey P. Blomster -- 14. Mesoamerica - Aztec figurines / Lisa Overholtzer -- 15. North America - Southwest / Polly Schaafsma -- 16. Figurines and figural art of the Northwest Coast / Roy L. Carlson -- 17. Inuguat : prehistoric human figurines in the North American Arctic / William W. Fitzhugh and Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad -- 18. South America - Andes / George F. Lau -- 19. Figurine traditions from the Amazon / Cristiana Barreto -- 20. Prehistoric figurines in Anatolia (Turkey) / Karina Croucher and Ellen Belcher -- 21. Prehistoric figurines in China / Sascha Priewe -- 22. South Asia - Indus civilization / Sharri R. Clark and J. Mark Kenoyer -- 23. Anthropomorphic clay figurines of the Jomon period of Japan / Koji Mizoguchi -- 24. Clay ideas : Levantine Neolithic figurine trajectories and intellectual threads / Ian Kuijt -- 25. Figurines in prehistoric Mesopotamia / Stuart Campbell and Aurelie Daems -- 26. From a bird's eye view : prehistoric human figurines from Iran / Aurelie Daems -- 27. Wooden figurines of Easter Island / Catherine Orliac and Michel Orliac -- 28. Cycladic figurines / Colin Renfrew -- 29. Minoan and Mycenaean figurines / Christine Morris -- 30. Palaeolithic Central and Eastern Europe / Rebecca Farbstein -- 31. Neolithic Eastern and Central Europe / Eszter Bánffy -- 32. Figurines of Malta / Caroline Malone and Simon Stoddart -- 33. Mediterranean - Cyprus / Daisy Knox -- 34. Prehistoric figurines in Italy / Robin Skeates -- 35. Mediterranean - Sardinia / Isabelle Vella Gregory -- 36. Southeast European Neolithic figurines : beyond context, interpretation, and meaning / Doug Bailey -- 37. Palaeolithic Western and North Central Europe / Paul Pettitt -- 38. Neolithic figurines of Western Europe / Chris Scarre.


The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first text to offer a comparative survey of figurines from across the globe, bringing together myriad contemporary research approaches to provide invaluable insights into their function, context, meaning, and use, as well as past thinking on the human body, gender, and identity

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