Animals and Inequality in the Ancient World by Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty

By Benjamin S. Arbuckle,Sue Ann McCarty

Animals and Inequality within the historic World explores the present traits within the social archaeology of human-animal relationships, targeting the ways that animals are used to constitution, create, help, or even deconstruct social inequalities.

The authors offer an international diversity of case reviews from either New and previous international archaeology—a royal Aztec puppy burial, the enormous horse tombs of significant Asia, and the ceremonial macaw cages of old Mexico between them. They discover the complicated relationships among humans and animals in social, fiscal, political, and formality contexts, incorporating animal is still from archaeological websites with artifacts, texts, and iconography to advance their interpretations.

Animals and Inequality within the old World provides new information and interpretations that exhibit the position of animals, their items, and their symbolism in structuring social inequalities within the old international. the quantity might be of curiosity to archaeologists, specially zooarchaeologists, and classical students of pre-modern civilizations and societies.

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