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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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    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: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Research Centres and Institutes: Architecture, Space and Society, Centre for
    Depositing User: Jennifer Baird
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2012 08:58
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 16:57


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