Crafts & Cooking

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  1. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby(Editor); Debra Trusty(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the contribut... .... Learn More
  2. Treasures from the Sea

    Treasures from the Sea: Sea Silk & Shellfish Purple Dye in Antiquity [Hardback]

    Hedvig Landenius Enegren(Editor); Francesco Meo(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785704352
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 30
    This interdisciplinary volume presents a collection of 17 papers which treat the current state of research on two marine resources used in ancient textile manufacture, shellfish purple dye and sea silk. Purple dye is extracted from the glands of t... .... Learn More
  3. Dress and Society

    Dress and Society: contributions from archaeology [Paperback]

    T. F. Martin(Editor); R. Weech(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785703157
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    While traditional studies of dress and jewelry have tended to focus purely on reconstruction or descriptions of style, chronology and typology, the social context of costume is now a major research area in archaeology. This refocusing is largely a... .... Learn More
  4. Gods and Garments

    Gods and Garments: Textiles in Greek Sanctuaries in the 7th to the 1st Centuries BC [Hardback]

    Cecilie Brøns(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785703553
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 28
    Textiles comprise a vast and wide category of material culture and constitute a crucial part of the ancient economy. Yet, studies of classical antiquity still often leave out this important category of material culture, partly due to the textiles ... .... Learn More
  5. Textile Production in Classical Athens

    Textile Production in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Stella Spantidaki(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785702525
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 27
    Textile technology is older than any other ancient craft and is an instance of cognitive archaeology that provides vital information about society. In ancient Greece, textiles were considered among the principal and most fundamental cultural expre... .... Learn More
  6. Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom

    Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom: The Use of Textiles, Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol and Narrative Device in Greek and Latin Literature [Hardback]

    Giovanni Fanfani(Editor); Mary Harlow(Editor); Marie Louise Nosch(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785701603
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 24
    Textile imagery is pervasive in classical literature. An awareness of the craft and technology of weaving and spinning, of the production and consumption of clothing items, and of the social and religious significance of garments is key to the ap... .... Learn More
  7. Weben und Gewebe in der Antike / Texts and Textiles in the Ancient World

    Weben und Gewebe in der Antike / Texts and Textiles in the Ancient World: Materialität – Repräsentation – Episteme – Metapoetik / Materiality – Representation – Episteme – Metapoetics [Hardback]

    Henriette Harich-Schwarzbauer(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781785700620
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 23
    Weaving and Fabric in Antiquity: Materiality – Representation – Epistemology – Metapoetics presents 11 papers arranged under the four headings of the title which focus on the process of textile manufacture, the weaving process i... .... Learn More
  8. Tools, Textiles and Contexts

    Tools, Textiles and Contexts: Textile Production in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age [Hardback]

    Eva Andersson Strand(Editor); Marie-Louise Nosch(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842174722
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 21
    Textile production is one of the most important crafts in Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean Bronze Age societies and recent interdisciplinary and collaborative work offers crucial new perspectives into this field. The new and updated catalogue of a... .... Learn More
  9. Making Textiles in pre-Roman and Roman Times

    Making Textiles in pre-Roman and Roman Times: People, Places, Identities [Hardback]

    Margarita Gleba(Editor); Judit Pásztókai-Szeőke(Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781842177679
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Ancient Textiles
    Volume: 13
    Textile production is an economic necessity that has confronted all societies in the past. While most textiles were manufactured at a household level, valued textiles were traded over long distances and these trade networks were influenced by raw ... .... Learn More
  10. Food and Cooking in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Food and Cooking in Nineteenth-Century Britain: History and Recipes [Paperback]

    Maggie Black(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781850745396
    Published by : English Heritage
    This is an illustrated history, with information on food, cooking equipment, the design of kitchens, the serving of meals and the development of taste and etiquette, with recipes adapted for the modern kitchen. .... Learn More

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