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By Diane Bolger

ISBN-10: 1118294262

ISBN-13: 9781118294260

An authoritative consultant on gender prehistory for researchers, teachers and scholars in anthropology, archaeology, and gender studies
•Provides the main up to date, entire assurance of gender archaeology, with an specific specialise in prehistory
•Offers serious overviews of advancements within the archaeology of gender during the last 30 years, in addition to checks of present developments and clients for destiny research
•Focuses on contemporary 3rd Wave techniques to the learn of gender in early human societies, tough heterosexist biases, and investigating the interfaces among gender and standing, age, cognition, social reminiscence, performativity, the physique, and sexuality
•Features quite a few neighborhood and thematic themes authored through tested experts within the box, with incisive insurance of gender study in prehistoric and protohistoric cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and the Pacific

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As Bronitsky (1986, pp. 212–218) notes, three clay properties are of interest to the potter: controllability, formability, and plasticity. Potters usually collapse these properties by feel into a general category of workability (Rice 1987, pp. 60–63; Rye 1981, p. 21). Potters assess workability by testing the clay’s ability to bend, as in a coil, without cracking, and to hold the form under pressure. Clay can be “soft,” which means the paste deforms easily but does not hold up under pressure, to “stiff,” in which the clay is hard to form yet 40 2 Intended Function: Inferring Manufacturing Performance holds up well under pressure.

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