Books that have shaped my thinking about motherhood in prehistory include:

  • DeLoache, J. S., and A. Gottlieb (eds) 2000. A World of Babies: Imagined Childcare Guides for Seven Societies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Lancy, D. F. 2008. The Anthropology of Childhood. Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Lillehammer, G. 1989. A Child is Born: the Child’s World in an Archaeological Perspective. Norwegian Archaeological Review 22(2): 89-105.
  • Rebay-Salisbury, K. 2016. The Human Body in Early Iron Age Central Europe. Burial Practices and Images of the Hallstatt World. London: Routledge.
  • Scheper-Hughes, N. 1992. Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil. Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Shorter, E. 1982. A History of Women’s Bodies. New York: Basic Books.
  • Sofaer-Deverenski, J. R. (ed.) 2000. Children and Material Culture. London: Routledge.
  • Sørensen, M. L. S. 2000. Gender Archaeology. Cambridge: Polity Press.

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