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TRAC 96 : proceedings of the sixth annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, hosted by the Research School of Archaeology & Archaeological Science, the University of Sheffield, March 30th & 31st 1996 /
edited by Karen Meadows, Chris Lemke & Jo Heron.
imprint
Oxford, England : Oxbow Books, 1997.
description
172 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 25 cm.
ISBN
1900188295
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Main Description
Eighteen papers from the 1996 TRAC gathering. The contributions are: Theorising Roman Archaeology ( J C Barrett ); 'Romanization'-'imperialism': What are we talking about? ( P Freeman ); Technologies of power in Roman Britain ( C Forcey ); The enemy without, the enemy within: more thoughts on the images ( I Ferris ); The role of African Red Slip ware vessel volume in Mediterranean demography ( J W J Hawthorne ); Samian: beyond dating ( S Willis ); Symbols, pottery and trade ( P Rush ); Native or Roman? Ironwork hoards in Roman Britain ( A R J Hutcheson ); Abandonment, rubbish disposal and 'special' deposits at Newstead ( S Clarke ); The use of animal bone in the intepretation of the Iron Age to Roman cultural transition ( J E Richardson ); Human sacrifice in Roman Britain ( R M J Isserlin ); Elite settlements in the Roman and Sub-Roman period ( D Petts ); Settlement and the construction of ethnicity in Roman Sardinia ( E Blake ); Invisible peasants and consumer subcultures in north-west Britannia ( K J Matthews ); Aspects of Romanization in the Wroxeter hinterland ( R White and M van Leusen ); The use of water for social control in the Roman Empire ( S P Ellis ); Towards a theory of Roman urbanism: beyond economics and ideal-types ( M Grahame ); 'Roman' urban form and culture difference ( S Clarke and D J Robinson ).
Table of Contents
Theorising Roman Archaeologyp. 1
'Romanization' - 'Imperialism': What are we talking about?p. 8
Beyond 'Romanization': Technologies of power in Roman Britainp. 15
The Enemy Without, the Enemy Within: More thoughts on the imagesp. 22
Post-processual Economics: The role of African Red Slip Ware vessel volume in Mediterranean demographyp. 29
Samian: Beyond datingp. 38
Symbols, Pottery and Tradep. 55
Native or Roman? Ironwork Hoards in Roman Britainp. 65
Abandonment, Rubbish Disposal and 'Special' Deposits at Newsteadp. 73
Economy and Ritual: The use of animal bone in the interpretation of the Iron Age to Roman cultural transitionp. 82
Thinking the Unthinkable: Human Sacrifice in Roman Britainp. 91
Elite Settlements in the Roman and Sub-Roman Periodp. 101
Negotiating Nuraghi: Settlement and the construction of ethnicity in Roman Sardiniap. 113
Immaterial Culture: Invisible peasants and consumer subcultures in north-west Britanniap. 120
Aspects of Romanization in the Wroxeter Hinterlandp. 133
Pooling Resources - The use of water for social control in the Roman Empirep. 144
Towards a theory of Roman Urbanism: Beyond economics and ideal-typesp. 151
'Roman' Urban Form and Culture Differencep. 163
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