The construction of personhood in Veneto (Italy) between the late Bronze Age and the early Roman period

@inproceedings{Perego2012TheCO,
  title={The construction of personhood in Veneto (Italy) between the late Bronze Age and the early Roman period},
  author={Elisa Perego},
  year={2012}
}
This research offers a theoretically informed application of the concept of 'personhood' to archaeology by analysing the rich funerary record of Veneto (1050 BC - AD 25). Anthropologically, ‘personhood’ is understood as a moral categorization discriminating between the individuals given full or partial membership in society and those denied it. Today, the ascription of personhood to subjects such as foetuses and brain-dead patients is an issue painfully at the core of debates over human rights… CONTINUE READING

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