Social Network Perspectives in Archaeology

Issue 29.1, April 2014

 

 

 

Theme Editors: Sarah Evans and Kathrin Felder


Introduction
Making the connection: Changing perspectives on social networks
Sarah Evans and Kathrin Felder


The roots and shoots of archaeological network analysis: A citation analysis and review of the archaeological use of formal network methods
Tom Brughmans


Population genetics and the investigation of past human interactions
Hayley Dunn


Eruptions and ruptures — a social network perspective on vulnerability and impact of the Laacher See eruption (c. 13,000 BP) on Late Glacial hunter-gatherers in northern Europe
Felix Riede


Expanding social networks through ritual deposition: A case study from the Lower Mississippi Valley
Erin Nelson and Megan Kassabaum


‘Extending the self ’ through material culture: Private letters and personal relationships in second-century AD Egypt
Jo Stoner


Play-things and the origins of online networks: Virtual material culture in multiplayer games
Angus Mol


Reflection
The network approach: Tool or paradigm?

Francesca Fulminante


Commentary
What are social network perspectives in archaeology?

Carl Knappett




Book Reviews
Edited by Mat Dalton

Computational Approaches to Archaeological Spaces
Edited by Andrew Bevan and Mark Lake Beaudry and Travis G. Parno
Reviewed by Peter Alfano

Cities and the Shaping of Memory in the Ancient Near East
By Ömür Harmanşah
Reviewed by Georgia Marina Andreou

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial
Edited by Sarah Tarlow and Liv Nilsson Stutz
Reviewed by Michaela Binder

Network Analysis in Archaeology: New Approaches to Regional Interaction
Edited by Carl Knappett
Reviewed by Beatrijs G. de Groot

The Origins and Spread of Domestic Animals in Southwest Asia and Europe
Edited by Sue Colledge, James Connolly, Keith Dobney, Katie Manning and Stephen Shennan
Reviewed by Sarah Elliott

The Archaeology of Kinship
By Bradley E. Ensor
Reviewed by Philipp Y. Kao

Matters of Scale: Processes and Courses of Events in the Past and the Present
Edited by Nanouschka M. Burström and Fredrik Fahlander
Reviewed by Hannah L. McBeth

Cultural Heritage and the Challenge of Sustainability
By Diane Barthel-Bouchier
Reviewed by Belinda C. Mollard

The 48th IIPP Annual Conference on the Veneto Region, held in Padua on 5–9 November 2013
Reviewed by Elisa Perego

Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-first Century
Edited by Matthew I.J. Davies and Freda Nkirote M’Mbogori
Reviewed by Rachel Swallow


Addendum to 28.2 Humans and Animals

Book Reviews
Edited by Penny Jones

The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers: Key Themes for Archaeologists
By Vicki Cummings
Reviewed by David T. Altoft

The Archaeology of Violence: Interdisciplinary Approaches
Edited by Sarah Ralph
Reviewed by Melanie Giles

Islands in the Rainforest: Landscape Management in Pre-Columbian Amazonia
By Stéphen Rostain
Reviewed by Theresa L. Miller

Hunter–Gatherer Behaviour—Human Response during the Younger Dryas
Edited by Metin Eren
Reviewed by Alison Hope Riley