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

By Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality within the historical 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 an international diversity of case reviews from either New and previous global archaeology—a royal Aztec puppy burial, the enormous horse tombs of crucial Asia, and the ceremonial macaw cages of historical Mexico between them. They discover the complicated relationships among humans and animals in social, fiscal, political, and formality contexts, incorporating animal is still from archaeological websites with artifacts, texts, and iconography to increase their interpretations.

Animals and Inequality within the historic World offers new information and interpretations that demonstrate the position of animals, their items, and their symbolism in structuring social inequalities within the old global. the quantity should be of curiosity to archaeologists, in particular zooarchaeologists, and classical students of pre-modern civilizations and societies.

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