Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

2014 Edition
| Editors: Claire Smith

Funari, Pedro Paulo A. (Historical Archaeology)

  • Andrés Zarankin
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2_1405

Basic Biographical Information

Pedro Paulo Abreu Funari was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History at the Sao Paulo University (USP) during the early 1980s. He has specialized in Ancient History and Classical Archaeology, with special emphasis on the subject of olive oil circulation within the Roman Empire. He continued to develop this theme for his Masters in Social Anthropology and doctoral studies in Archaeology, under the supervision of Professor Haiganuch Sarian. During this process, Funari continued specializing in material culture studies, while attending internships at the USP Archaeology and Ethnology Museum. In the latter, he participated in several excavations and archaeological projects, such as the amphora’s research, and the Pompeii graffiti and paintings’ study (Funari 2002).

In 1992, Funari became part of UNICAMP History Department as a professor. Since then he has continuously taken a leading role in the promotion of archaeological...

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  1. Funari, P.P.A. 1999. Brazilian archaeology: a reappraisal, in G. Polits & A. Benjamin (ed.) Archaeology in Latin America: 17-39. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
  2. - 2002. The consumption of olive oil in Roman Britain and the role of the army, in P. Erdkamp (org.) The Roman army and the economy: 235-63. Amsterdam: J.C. Gieben Publisher.Google Scholar
  3. - 2004. Public archaeology in Brazil, in N. Merriman (ed.) Public archaeology: 202-10. London and New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  4. - 2006. Conquistadors, plantations, and quilombo: Latin America in historical archaeology context, in M. Hall & S. Silliman (ed.) Historical archaeology: 209-29. Oxford: Blackwell.Google Scholar
  5. - 2009. The Archaeology of Conflict in Brazil, in P.P.A. Funari, A. Zarankin & M. Salerno (ed.) Memories from darkness: archaeology of repression and resistance in Latin America: 25-32. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
  6. Funari, P.P.A., M. Hall & S. Jones. (ed.) 1999. Historical archaeology: back from the edge. London: Routledge.Google Scholar
  7. Funari, P.P.A. & L. Menezes Ferreira. 2006. A social history of Brazilian archaeology: a case study. Bulletin for the History of Archaeology 16: 18-27. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/bha.16203Google Scholar
  8. Orser, C.E., Jr. & P.P.A. Funari. 2001. Archaeology and slave resistance and rebellion. World Archaeology 33: 61-72.Google Scholar

Further Reading

  1. Funari, P.P.A. 2002. Class interests in Brazilian archaeology. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 6: 209–16.Google Scholar
  2. Funari, P.P.A., A. Zarankin & M. Salerno. (ed.) 2009. Memories from darkness: archaeology of repression and resistance in Latin America. New York: Springer.Google Scholar
  3. Funari, P.P.A., A. Zarankin & E. Stovel. (ed.) 2005. Global archaeological theory: contextual voices and contemporary thoughts. New York: Springer.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Sociologia e AntropologiaUniversidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil