Archaeologies of Sexuality by Robert A. Schmidt, Barbara L. Voss

By Robert A. Schmidt, Barbara L. Voss

Archaeologies of Sexuality is a well timed and pioneering paintings. It offers a powerful, varied physique of scholarship which attracts on destinations as various as medieval England, the traditional Maya kingdoms, New country Egypt, prehistoric Europe, and convict-era Australia, demonstrating the demanding situations and rewards of integrating the learn of intercourse and sexuality inside of archaeology.

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Given this latter point, the prominence of text-aided studies in archaeologies of sexuality is perhaps confusing. With the rare exception of a few studies on prehistoric imagery, nearly all existing archaeological research on sexuality relies heavily on either archived or archaeologically recovered textual data to support material analyses of sexuality (but see Schmidt, Chapter 12). Such texts, problematic though they may be, play an important role in bringing sexual meanings to bear on the material remains of the past.

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