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Title Materialising Roman histories / edited by Astrid Van Oyen and Martin Pitts
Published Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 242 pages) : illustrations
Series University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology monograph series ; 3
University of Cambridge museum of classical archaeology monograph ; no. 3
Contents What did objects do in the Roman world? Beyond representation / Astrid Van Oyen and Martin Pitts -- Writing power: the material culture of literacy as representation and practice / Hella Eckardt -- Soldiers in life and death. Material culture, the military, and mortality / Rob Collins -- Gallo-Belgic wares. Objects in motion in the early Roman northwest / Martin Pitts -- Discussion. Reflections on the representational use of artefact evidence / Martin Millett -- Standard time. Typologies in Roman antiquity / Alicia Jiménez -- Different similarities or similar differences? Thoughts on koine, oligopoly and regionalism / Jeroen Poblome, Senem Ozden Gerçeker and Maarten Loopmans -- Rethinking standardisation through late antique Sagalassos ceramic production. Tradition, improvisation and fluidity / Elizabeth A. Murphy -- Discussion. Material standards / Robin Osborne -- Finding the material in 'material culture'. Form and matter in Roman concrete / Astrid Van Oyen -- Design, function and everyday social practice. Artefacts and Roman social history / Ellen Swift -- Object ontology and cultural taxonomies. Examining the agency of style, material and objects in classification through Egyptian material culture in Pompeii and Rome / Eva Mol -- Discussion. Object-scapes. Towards a material constitution of Romanness? / Miguel John Versluys -- On theory-building in Roman archaeology. The potential for new approaches to materiality and practice / Andrew Gardner -- Roman things and Roman people. A cultural ecology of the Roman world / Greg Woolf
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Material culture -- Rome.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Rome -- Historiography.
Rome -- History -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Pitts, Martin, editor
Van Oyen, Astrid, editor
LC no. 2017037954
ISBN 1785706772 (electronic bk.)
1785706799 (electronic bk.)
9781785706776 (electronic bk.)
9781785706790 (electronic bk.)