People and Spaces in Roman Military Bases

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 31, 2013 - History - 487 pages
Approaching Roman military communities -- Studying Roman artefacts and social practice -- Site selection and data processing -- Categorising Roman artefacts -- Veterali -- Introduction -- Activity and identity categories for specific artefacts analyses of artefact distribution -- Rottweil (Ara Flaviae) -- forts I-II -- Introduction to Rottweil -- Introduction to forts I-II -- Activity and identity categories for specific artefacts, analyses of artefact distribution -- The fort at Oberstimm -- Introduction -- Activity and identity categories for specific artefacts, analyses of artefact distribution -- The fort at Hesselbach -- Introduction -- Activity and identity categories for specific artefacts, analyses of artefact distribution -- The fort at Ellingen -- Introduction -- Activity and identity categories for specific artefacts, analyses of artefact distribution -- Intersite spatial distribution of activities and use of space -- Status and gender identity -- the roles and impact of women and children -- Concluding comments -- Appendices -- A: Accessing and use data and the data and the distribution maps -- B: Vetera I: preparation and assessment of the data -- C: Rottweil forts I and II: preparation and assessment of the data -- D: Oberstimm: preparation and assessment of the data -- E: Hesselbach: preparation and assessment of the data -- F: Ellingen: preparation and assessment of the data -- G: Drawings of artefacts.
 

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Contents

ApproachingRomanmilitarycommunities 12
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StudyingRomanartefactsandsocialpractice 33
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Siteselectionanddataprocessing 50
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CategorisingRomanartefacts 65
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VeteraI 109
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Rottweil Ara Flaviae Forts I and II 152
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ThefortatOberstimm 179
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ThefortatHesselbach 222
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A Accessing and using the data and the distribution maps 359
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preparation and assessment
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preparation and assessment of the data 399
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preparation and assessment of the data 415
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preparation and assessment of the data 421
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G Drawings ofartefacts 437
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Bibliography 453
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Index 481
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Concludingcomments 344
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Penelope Allison is Reader in Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Leicester. She has been teaching ancient history and archaeology for nearly thirty years and has also held a number of research posts, including an Australian Research Council Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship at the Australian National University, Australian Bicentennial Fellowship in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, and Visiting Fellowship at St John's College, University of Durham. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, she has written and edited several groundbreaking books on Roman archaeology and household archaeology, including The Archaeology of Household Activities (1999), Pompeian Households: An Analysis of the Material Culture, and The Insula of the Menander in Pompeii III: The Finds, A Contextual Study (2006).

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