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Ambiguous pots:Everyday practice, migration and materiality.The case of medieval Baltic ware on the island of Bornholm (Denmark)

Naum, Magdalena LU (2012) In Journal of Social Archaeology 12(1). p.92-119
Abstract
Archaeologists routinely deal with the remains of everyday life. Yet the significance and dimensions of daily practices are rarely reflected upon. Merging Bourdieu’s theory of practice, recent theories of everyday life and the materiality approach in archaeology,

this study addresses the potential importance of daily practices and mundane objects in dealing with a rupture caused by migration. As a case study I use an example of medieval (eleventh century) Western Slavic migration to the island of Bornholm (Denmark) and production and daily handling of ceramic pots, the so-called Baltic ware. I explore the possible background to the introduction of the new pottery style, its significance for the local population of the island and... (More)
Archaeologists routinely deal with the remains of everyday life. Yet the significance and dimensions of daily practices are rarely reflected upon. Merging Bourdieu’s theory of practice, recent theories of everyday life and the materiality approach in archaeology,

this study addresses the potential importance of daily practices and mundane objects in dealing with a rupture caused by migration. As a case study I use an example of medieval (eleventh century) Western Slavic migration to the island of Bornholm (Denmark) and production and daily handling of ceramic pots, the so-called Baltic ware. I explore the possible background to the introduction of the new pottery style, its significance for the local population of the island and above all the meanings these types of ceramics could

have had for the immigrant Slavs. (Less)
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everyday, materiality, Middle Ages, migration, pottery, Scandinavia, theory of practice
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Journal of Social Archaeology
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12
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92 - 119
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SAGE Publications
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1469-6053
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10.1177/1469605311426543
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  title        = {Ambiguous pots:Everyday practice, migration and materiality.The case of medieval Baltic ware on the island of Bornholm (Denmark)},
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