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Author Jones, Sharyn, 1974-

Title Food and gender in Fiji : ethnoarchaeological explorations / Sharyn Jones.

Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 205 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fieldwork : motivations, plans, and realities -- The environmental and social landscape : the Lau Islands, Fiji -- Foodways and social relations in the past and present -- Food consumption patterns and refuse disposal -- Lauan fishing -- Food in the Lau Islands and its implications for ethnoarchaeology and archaeology.
Summary Food and Gender in Fiji is an ethnoarchaeological investigation of the social relations surrounding foodways on the island of Nayau in Fiji. Writing from the perspective of an archaeologist, Jones answers questions raised by her archaeological research using original ethnographic data and material culture associated women and fishing, the intersection that forms the basis of the subsistence economy on Nayau. She focuses on food procurement on the reef, domestic activities surrounding foodways, and household spatial patterns to explore the meaning of food amongst the Lau Group of Fiji beyond th.
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Subject Food habits -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Food consumption -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Women -- Fiji -- Lau Province -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Fish remains (Archaeology) -- Fiji -- Lau Province.
Lau Province (Fiji) -- Antiquities.
Lau Province (Fiji) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jones, Sharyn, 1974- Food and gender in Fiji. Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2009 9780739134801 0739134809 (DLC) 2009017860 (OCoLC)320954270
ISBN 9780739134825 (electronic bk.)
0739134825 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 9786612494314