My “must-read” list (in progress):

The Body and Archaeological Theory

Prehistoric Figurines: Representation and Corporeality in the Neolithic. By Douglas Bailey (2005).

Social Theory and Archaeology. By Michael Shanks and C. Tilley (1987).

–  The body as material culture. A theoretical osteoarchaeology. By Joana Sofaer (2006).


Ontology, Science, Practice

The Body Multiple: Ontology in Medical Practice. By Annemarie Mol (2003).

Pandora’s Hope: Essays on the Reality of Science Studies. By Bruno Latour (1999).

Laboratory Life: The Social Construction of Scientific Facts. By Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar (1979).

An Inquiry into Modes of Existence. An Anthropology of the Moderns. By Bruno Latour (2013).

–  Science as practice and culture. By Andrew Pickering (ed., 1992)


Displaying and Collecting the body

Collecting the Dead: Archaeology and the Reburial Issue. By Cressida Fforde (2004).

–  Human remains: Guide for museums and academic institutions. By Vicki Cassman, Nancy Odegaard and Joseph Powell (2007).

Medical Museums: Past, Present, Future. Samuel J. M. M. Alberti and Elizabeth Hallam (eds) (2013)

New titles.


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