Humans and Animals

Issue 28.2, November 2013

 

 

Addendum: the last four book reviews were omitted in error from the printed version, please find them by clicking on their titles below.

 

Theme Editors: Kate Boulden and Sarah Musselwhite


Introduction
Kate Boulden and Sarah Musselwhite


Assessing the pattern of subsistence strategies in Late Neolithic settlements in the northern Mesopotamian region
Lubna Omar


Taboo or not taboo? Fish, wealth and landscape in Iron Age Britain
Clare Rainsford and David Roberts


Killing Man’s best friend?
Salima Ikram, Paul Nicholson, Louise Bertini, Delyth Hurley


The spectacle of the horse: On Early Iron Age burial customs in the Eastern-Alpine Hallstatt region
Petra Kmeťová


New perspectives on urban cockfighting in Roman Britain
Sean Doherty


The evolving relationship between humans and dogs in the circum-Caribbean
Esther Plomp


Down the rabbit hole: The significance of Late Neolithic lagomorph figurines in anthropological perspective
Jonathan T. Thomas and Anna J. Waterman


The role of rodents in the disease ecology of the Roman city
Emily Holt and Susan Palazzo


The unbidden houseguest: Endemic hydatid disease in Iceland
Cecilia Collins


Interactions between the beaver (Castor fiber L.) and human societies: A long-term archaeological and historical approach
Alexandra Liarsou


Commentary
Humans and animals: Refuting Aquinas

Terry O’Connor


Networking the Middle Ground? The Greek Diaspora, Tenth to Fifth Century BC
Carla M. Antonaccio



Book Reviews
Edited by Penny Jones

Archaeologies of Mobility and Movement
Edited by Mary C. Beaudry and Travis G. Parno
Reviewed by Alice J. Rogers

DNA for Archaeologists
By Elizabeth Matisoo-Smith and K. Ann Horsburgh
Reviewed by Frido Welker

Interpreting Ground-penetrating Radar for Archaeology
By Lawrence B. Conyers
Reviewed by Georgia Marina Andreou

Highways, Byways, and Road Systems in the Pre-Modern World
Edited by Susan E. Alcock, John Bodel and Richard J.A. Talbert
Reviewed by Mat Dalton

The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies
Edited by Victor D. Thompson and James C. Waggoner Jr.
Reviewed by Jennifer Bates

Mundane Objects: Materiality and Non-verbal Communications
By Pierre Lemonnier
Reviewed by Lucy Shipley

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