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Marion Benz (ed.), The Principle of Sharing. Segregation and Construction of Social Identities at the Transition from Foraging to Farming.


Proceedings of a Symposium held on 29th- 31st January 2009 at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Berlin 2010. - nicht mehr lieferbar / no longer available - 17 contributions, VIII + 330 pages, 103 figs., 2 color figs., 13 tables, paperback)
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Symposium acknowledgements vii

Marion Benz: The principle of sharing – an introduction. 1-18

Bill Finlayson: Archaeology, evidence and anthropology: circular arguments in the transition from foraging to farming. 19-34

Hans Georg K. Gebel: Commodification and the formation of Early Neolithic social identity. The issues as seen from southern Jordanian Highlands. 35-80

Lisbeth Bredholt Christensen: From “spirituality” to “religion” – ways of sharing knowledge of the “Other World”. 81-90

Thomas Widlok: Sharing as a cultural innovation. 91-104

Mathias Guenther: Sharing among the San, today, yesterday and in the past. 105-136

Chrischona Schmidt: Demand sharing under stress - creating meaning under the pressure of the ‘soft knife’ of policies in Indigenous Australia. 137-148

Janina Duerr: Balanced reciprocity in sharing with mythical and human “Owners of the Animals”. 149-158

Renate Ebersbach: My farmland – our livestock. Forms of subsistence farming and forms of sharing in peasant communities. 159-182

Gary O. Rollefson: Blood loss: Realignments in community social structures during the LPPNB of Highland Jordan. 183-202

Esther John: The fixed versus the flexible – or how space for rituals is created. 203-212

Avraham Ronen: The symbolic use of basalt in the Levantine Epipalaeolithic and the emergence of socioeconomic leadership. 213-222

Nabil Ali: Style, society and lithic production during the late Natufian and Early Neolithic periods in the southern Levant. 223-248

Marion Benz: Beyond death - the construction of social identities at the transition from foraging to farming. 249-276

Karina Croucher: Tactile engagements: the world of the dead in the lives of the living... or ‘sharing the dead’. 277-300

Zeidan A. Kafafi: Clans, gods and temples at the LPPNB ‘Ayn Ghazal. 301-312

Amy Bogaard, Michael Charles and Katheryn C. Twiss: Food storage and sharing at Çatalhöyük: the botanical and faunal evidence. 313-329 


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