Interpretative trajectories toward understanding personhoods in prehistory

Authors

  • Mihael Budja Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.39.10

Keywords:

Prehistory, identity, individual, dividual, personhood

Abstract

This paper present the genesis of discussions of individual and dividual aspects of person(hood). It discuses actual interpretations of different modes of personhood: individuality and indivisibility, dividuality, partibility and fractality, and permeability in archaeology and anthropology. It focuses on the heterogeneity of past identities in European Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age contexts.

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Published

31.12.2012

How to Cite

Budja, M. (2012). Interpretative trajectories toward understanding personhoods in prehistory. Documenta Praehistorica, 39, 137–154. https://doi.org/10.4312/dp.39.10

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