- May 2019 · 240 pages ·216x138mm
- · Paperback - 9781786834157
- · eBook - pdf - 9781786834164
- · eBook - epub - 9781786834171
'What gives this collection its originality is, ﬁrst, that it takes an interdisciplinary approach, and second, that its focus is speciﬁcally a less common centre of analysis: the human body. This wide-ranging volume offers some original insights, with a relaxed and mature interdisciplinarity.'
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List of figures
List of contributors
Chapter 1: Introduction - Luci Attala and Louise Steel
Chapter 2: Bodies that co-create: The residues and intimacies of vital materials - Eloise Govier
Chapter 3: I am apple - Luci Attala
Chapter 4: Cooled, cured and sedimented: Reforming and edifying the hydrocentric infants of northwestern Amazonia - Elizabeth Rahmen
Chapter 5: Embodied encounters with the ancestors- Louise Steel
Chapter 6: ‘They roll around in the mud!’: Becoming a community of substance - Kate Nialla Fayers-Kerr.
Chapter 7: The resuscitation of the twice-hanged man: Miracles and the body in medieval Swansea - Harriett Webster
Chapter 8: Dead and dusted: Exploring the mutable boundaries of the body - Ros Coard
Chapter 9: A cup for any occasion: The materiality of drinking experiences at Kerma - Carl Walsh
Chapter 10: All fingers, no thumbs: the materiality of a medieval relic - Janet Burton.