The anthropology of traps: Concrete technologies and theoretical interfaces
Contributor(s):: Corsín Jiménez, Alberto, Nahum-Claudel, Chloe
Comment: Reflections on Meat-Eaters, Vegetarians, and Vampires
Contributor(s):: Sutton, David
Archaeology and Human-Animal Relations: Is Anthropocentrism an Issue?
Contributor(s):: Boyd, Brian
Deer and identity in medieval Ireland
Contributor(s):: Fiona Beglane
The concept that identity is inextricably linked with places, landscapes and objects has become familiar in archaeology (Thomas 1998, 80, 90; Bradley 2000, 155-61; O'Keeffe 2001). It is only recently however that this idea has been extended to animals and their interaction with human society...
Early domestication and farming: what should we know or do for a better understanding?
Contributor(s):: Vigne, J. D.
This paper aims to identify a series of conceptual, strategic and technological challenges facing archaeozoology (and archaeobotany) in order to better understand when, where, how and why plant and animal domestication and farming developed during the last 12 000 years. Situated at the interface...
Ancient camelids in the Old World - between Arabia and Europe
Contributor(s):: Mashkour, M., Beech, M.
This special issue contains topics on the history, use and value of camels in different areas of the world, including Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Romania, Hungary and Serbia.
A god forsaken: the sacred bear in Andean iconography and cosmology
Contributor(s):: Paisley, Susanna
Material culture, behavior, and identity: the human body as experiential nexus
Contributor(s):: Piprani, John
The nature of the beast: curating animals and ancestors at Çatalhöyük
Contributor(s):: Meskell, Lynn
The semiotics of powerful places: rock art and landscape relations in the Sierra Tarahumara, Mexico
Contributor(s):: Wyndham, Felice S.
Body metamorphosis and animality: volatile bodies and boulder artworks from Lepenski Vir
Contributor(s):: Borić, Dusan
Late Copper Age vessel with cattle head decoration from Vác
Contributor(s):: Kővári, K.
Early Upper Palaeolithic approaches to bone and antler projectile technology
Contributor(s):: Knecht, Heidi, Peterkin, Gail Larsen, Bricker, Harvey M., Mellars, Paul
"Cats Here, Cats There, Cats and Kittens Everywhere": An Urban Extermination of Cats in Nineteenth-Century Cincinnati
Contributor(s):: Warner, Mark S., Genheimer, Robert A.
A Brief Note on the Significance of Prehistoric Dogs from the Eastern Aleutian Islands
Contributor(s):: Holland, Kathryn M.
Early And Mid-Holocene Dogs In Southeastern North America: Examples From Dust Cave
Contributor(s):: Walker, Renee B., Morey, Darcy F., Relethford, John H.
Fleshing Out The Evidence: From Archaic Dog Burials To Historic Dog Feasts
Contributor(s):: Oberholtzer, Cath
Late Pleistocene Horse Hunting at the Wally's Beach Site (Dhpg-8), Canada
Contributor(s):: Kooyman, B., Hills, L. V., McNeil, P., Tolman, S.
Le Chien De L'Occupation Archaïque Du Site Cadieux (BHFN-7)
Contributor(s):: Piérard, Jean, Côté, Marc, Pinel, Lyn
The Birth of the Herd
Contributor(s):: Mlekuz, D.
One of the most significant contributions of archaeology to the studies of human-animal relations is the concept of the "domestication" of non-human animals. Domestication is often seen as a specific human-animal relation that explains the ways people and animals interact. However, I argue, that...