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H 290 x W 205 mm

194 pages

Illustrated throughout with 17 colour plates

Published Jul 2016

Archaeopress Archaeology


Paperback: 9781784914172

Digital: 9781784914189

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Masculinity; Iron Age; Scandinavia; Bronze Age; Warrior; Masculine

Warriors and other Men

Notions of Masculinity from the Late Bronze Age to the Early Iron Age in Scandinavia

By Lisbeth Skogstrand

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This book questions whether androcentric archaeology has taught us anything about prehistoric men and their masculinities.



Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2 Feminist Theory and the Conceptualisation of Gender; 3 The Archaeology of Masculinity; 4. The Social Archaeology of Burials; 5. Analysis Methods and Variables; 6. The Late Bronze Age in Funen, Denmark; 7. The Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in Eastern Norway; 8. The Cemetery at Møllegårdsmarken in Funen, Denmark; 9. The Changes of Warriors and Other Men; Changing Masculinities

About the Author

Lisbeth Skogstrand is currently employed by the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage to develop a national research program for submerged archaeology. She has previously been a lecturer in prehistoric archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, Conservation and History at the University of Oslo and has her PhD on masculinity in the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age from the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo. She has published several articles on masculinity, gender, and feminist theory in archaeology, especially in burials and rock art.