Craft and social identity / Cathy Lynne Costin and Rita P. Wright, editors ; contributions by Elizabeth M. Brumfiel ... [et al.].Material type: TextSeries: Archeological papers of the American Anthropological Association ; no. 8Publisher: Arlington, Va. : American Anthropological Association, 1998Description: vii, 182 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cmISBN: 0913167908 (pbk.)Subject(s): Artisans -- Social conditions -- Congresses | Economics, Prehistoric -- Congresses | Industries, Prehistoric -- Congresses | Group identity -- Congresses | Social archaeology -- CongressesDDC classification: 306 LOC classification: GN799.A76 | C73 1998
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Proceedings of a symposium held at the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, held 1995 in Washington, D.C.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Crafts, chiefs, and commoners : production and control in precontact Hawai'i / Barbara Lass -- Craft specialization, gender, and personhood among the post-conquest Maya of Yucatan, Mexico / John E. Clark and Stephen D. Houston -- Craft production and social identity in northwest Mesopotamia / Patricia Wattenmaker -- Crafting social identity in Ur III southern Mesopotamia / Rita P. Wright -- Elite Maya pottery and artisans as social indicators / Dorie Reents-Budet -- Crafting cultural identity in hunter-gather economies / Kenneth E. Sassaman -- Social identity and specialization among Toro iron workers in western Uganda / S. Terry Childs -- Housewives, chosen women, skilled men : cloth production and social identity in the late prehispanic Andes / Cathy Lynne Costin -- The multiple identities of Aztec craft specialists / Elizabeth M. Brumfiel -- Ritual craft specialists in middle range societies / Katherine A. Spielmann -- Identity and social action among south Indian craft producers of the Vijayanagara Period / Carla M. Sinopoli.