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Author Izzet, Vedia.

Title The archaeology of Etruscan society / Vedia Izzet.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  937.5 I99A    Check Shelf
Description xii, 320 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--University of Cambridge, 1997) presented under the title: Declarations of difference: boundaries and the transformation of archaic Etruscan society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [236]-308) and index.
Contents Models of change in Etruria -- Etruscan mirrors : reflections on personal and gender identity -- Funerary architecture : the living and the dead. Tomb form ; Cemetery organisation -- Sanctuaries : the sacred and the profane. Temple form -- Domestic architecture : public and private. House form -- Urban form and the concept of the city. Differentiating public spaces ; City and non-city -- Making Etruscan society : culture contact and (material) culture change.
Summary This is a significant new interpretation of Etruscan material culture which should transform our understanding of Etruscan society.
Subject Etruscans.
Etruria -- Antiquities.
ISBN 9780521858779 hardback
0521858771 hardback
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