The Archaeology of Food and Warfare: Food Insecurity in by Amber M. VanDerwarker, Gregory D. Wilson

By Amber M. VanDerwarker, Gregory D. Wilson

The archaeologies of foodstuff and war have independently built during the last numerous a long time. This quantity goals to supply concrete linkages among those examine issues in the course of the exam of case reviews around the world. themes thought of in the ebook comprise: the affects of battle at the day-by-day nutrients quest, struggle and dietary overall healthiness, ritual foodways and violence, the provisioning of warriors and armies, status-based adjustments in nutrition during periods of struggle, logistical constraints on army campaigns, and violent pageant over subsistence assets. the range of views integrated during this quantity could be a manufactured from new methods of conceptualizing violence—not easily as an remoted portion of a society, nor as an characteristic of a specific societal type—but as a substitute as a transformative strategy that's lived and irrevocably alters social, monetary, and political association and relationships. This publication highlights this transformative technique by way of providing a cross-cultural standpoint at the connection among conflict and nutrition during the inclusion of case reviews from a number of continents.

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