28.2 - Humans and Animals

November 2013
Theme Editors: Kate Boulden and Sarah Musselwhite


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


Humans and animals: Refuting Aquinas
Terry O’Connor

Book Reviews

Edited by Penny Jones

Addendum: the last four book reviews were omitted in error from the printed version. The reviews were printed in issue 29.1.

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

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