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Title New perspectives on household archaeology / edited by Bradley J. Parker and Catherine P. Foster.
Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012.

Subject Household archaeology -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Material culture -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Households -- Middle East -- History -- To 1500 -- Congresses.
Bronze age -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Iron age -- Middle East -- Congresses.
Alt Name Parker, Bradley J., 1962-
Foster, Catherine P.
Description 1 online resource (vii, 572 pages) : illustrations, maps
Note The essays in this volume represent substantially revised versions of papers presented at the conference "Household Archaeology in the Middle East and Beyond: Theory, Method, and Practice." This three-day meeting took place between February 19 and 21, 2009 at Fort Douglas on the campus of The University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents -- Preface -- Contributors -- Introduction: Household Archaeology in the Near East and Beyond -- Catherine P. Foster and Bradley J. Parker -- Section I -- Household in Theoretical Perspective -- Between the Individual and the Collective: -- Household as a Social Process in Neolithic Greece -- Stella Souvatzi -- Homemaking in the Early Bronze Age -- Meredith S.A Chesson -- Households through a Digital Lens -- Ruth Tringham -- Section 2 -- Methodological Advancements in Household Studies -- Particles of the Past
Microarchaeological Spatial Analysis of Ancient House FloorsIsaac I.T. Ullah -- Household Matters: Techniques for Understanding Assyrian Houses -- Lynn Rainville -- Shifting Household Economics of Plant Use from the Early to Late Natufian Periods of the Southern Levant -- Arlene M.A Rosen -- Defining Households: -- Micro-Contextual Analysis of Early Neolithic Households in the Zagros, Iran -- Wendy Matthews -- Section III -- Food and Subsistence at the Household Level -- Feeding Households
A Multiproxy Method for Analysis of Food Preparation in the Halaf Period at FAstAklA HAyA?k, TurkeyMarie Hopwood and Siddhartha Mitra -- Integrating Household Archaeology and Archaeobotany: -- A Case Study from Ubaid Kenan Tepe, Southeastern Anatolia -- Philip Graham and Alexia Smith -- Beyond the House and into the Fields: -- Cultivation Practices in the Late PPNB -- Chantel E.A White and Nicholas P.A Wolff -- Domestic Production and Subsistence in an Ubaid Household in Upper Mesopotamia -- Bradley J.A Parker -- Section IV -- Urban Households
The Challenge of Identifying Households at Tell Kurdu (Turkey)Rana A?zbal -- The Life of the Majority: -- A Reconstruction of Household Activities and Residential Neighborhoods at the Late-Third-Millennium Urban Settlement at TitriAY HAyA?k in Northern Mesopotamia -- Yoko Nishimura -- Households and Neighborhoods of the Indus Tradition: An Overview -- Jonathan Mark Kenoyer -- Changing Households at the Rise of Urbanism: -- The EB Ia?II Transition at Tel Bet Yerah -- Sarit Paz -- Section V -- Synthetic Household Studies
The Uruk Phenomenon: A View from the HouseholdCatherine P.A Foster -- Household Continuity and Transformation in a Prehistoric Cypriot Village -- David Frankel and Jennifer M.A Webb -- How Households Can Illuminate the Historical Record: -- The Judahite Houses at Gath of the Philistines -- Jeffrey R.A Chadwick and Aren M.A Maeir -- Household Archaeology in the Southern Levant: -- An Example from Iron Age Tell Halif -- James W.A Hardin -- Section VI -- Afterword -- About the Archaeological House: Themes and Directions -- Roger Matthews
ISBN 9781575066776 (electronic bk.)
1575066777 (electronic bk.)
1575062526 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781575062525 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9781575062525 (hardback ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 815474254
Additional Format Print version: New perspectives on household archaeology. Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2012 (DLC) 2012027564

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