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The Archaeology of Childhood

Children, Gender, and Material Culture

The Archaeology of Childhood( )
Author: Whitley, David
Baxter, Jane
Series title:Gender and Archaeology Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2005
Publisher:AltaMira Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $58.95
Book Description:

The study of children and childhood in historical and prehistoric life is an overlooked area of study that Jane Baxter addresses in this brief book. Her timely contribution stresses the importance of studying children as active participants in past cultures, instead of regarding them mainly for their effect on adult life. Using the critical concepts of gender and socialization, she develops new theoretical and methodological approaches for the archaeological study of this large but...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Archaeology
Art / History / Prehistoric & Primitive
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.834 x 22.758 x 1.016 cm
Book Weight:0.255 Kilograms

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