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Title Materialising Roman histories / edited by Astrid Van Oyen and Martin Pitts.

Published Oxford Philadelphia Oxbow Books, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  937 MATE    DUE 02-01-20
Physical description ix, 242 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Series University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology monograph series ; 3.
University of Cambridge Museum of Classical Archaeology monograph series ; 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1.What did objects do in the Roman world? Beyond representation / Martin Pitts -- pt. 1 REPRESENTATION RECONSIDERED -- 2.Writing power. The material culture of literacy as representation and practice / Hella Eckardt -- 3.Soldiers in life and death. Material culture, the military, and mortality / Rob Collins -- 4.Gallo-Belgic wares. Objects in motion in the early Roman northwest / Martin Pitts -- 5.Discussion. Reflections on the representational use of artefact evidence / Martin Millett -- pt. 2 STANDARDISATION -- 6.Standard time. Typologies in Roman antiquity / Alicia Jimenez -- 7.Different similarities or similar differences? Thoughts on koine, oligopoly and regionalism / Maarten Loopmans -- 8.Rethinking standardisation through late antique Sagalassos ceramic production. Tradition, improvisation and fluidity / Elizabeth A. Murphy -- 9.Discussion. Material standards / Robin Osborne -- pt. 3 MATTER --
Contents note continued: 10.Finding the material in ̀material culture'. Form and matter in Roman concrete / Astrid Van Oyen -- 11.Design, function and everyday social practice. Artefacts and Roman social history / Ellen Swift -- 12.Object ontology and cultural taxonomies. Examining the agency of style, material and objects in classification through Egyptian material culture in Pompeii and Rome / Eva Mol -- 13.Discussion. Object-scapes. Towards a material constitution of Romanness? / Miguel John Versluys -- pt. 4 REFLECTIONS -- 14.On theory-building in Roman archaeology. The potential for new approaches to materiality and practice / Andrew Gardner -- 15.Roman things and Roman people. A cultural ecology of the Roman world.
Other author Van Oyen, Astrid, editor.
Pitts, Martin, 1939-2002, editor.
Subject Material culture -- Rome.
Rome -- Antiquities.
Rome -- Historiography.
Rome -- History -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9781785706769 (paperback)