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Shopping, eating and drinking at Dura-Europos: reconstructing contexts

Baird, Jennifer A. (2007) Shopping, eating and drinking at Dura-Europos: reconstructing contexts. In: Lavan, L. and Swift, E. and Putzeys, T. (eds.) Objects In Context, Objects In Use: Material Spatiality In Late Antiquity. Late Antique Archaeology 5. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 413-437. ISBN 9789004165502.

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Abstract

Book synopsis: This book promotes the study of material spatiality in late antiquity: not just the study of buildings, but of the people, dress and objects used within them, drawing on all available source material. It seeks to explore the material world as it was lived in late antiquity, in an interpretative inquiry, rather than simply describing the evidence that has survived until today. The volume presents a series of comprehensive bibliographic essays which provide an overview of relevant literature, along with discussions of the nature of the sources, of relevant approaches and field methods. The … read more

Item Type: Book Section
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
Depositing User: Dr J. A. Baird
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 08:58
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:23
URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/4947

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