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Why other histories matter

Photo Lupinare III (cc) Nick in exsilio. I have an interest in ancient prostitution. It’s not what I’d call a guilty pleasure, because when you read about the miserable lives the women had it’s hardly pleasure, but there is plenty of guilt. I...

Why male archaeologists don’t get feminism

Sharon makes a point about balance metaphors in the comments to yesterday’s post which I agree with. This is one reason why I omitted a section from the section from Paul Bahn’s Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction, because it’s really unrepresentative of the book....

Gender, Archaeology and Gender Archaeology

I’ve written this as Natalie Bennett has been asking for feminist contributions for the History Carnival. It’s one of the comments I feel slightly guilty about as I write it. One reason is that I’m not really sure what feminism is. It’s a handy...