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Social Construction of the Past Representation as Power

Social Construction of the Past: Representation as Power

1st Edition

George C. Bond, Angela Gilliam
March 27, 1997

Social Construction of the Past examines how mainstream scholarship constructs the past and, in creating a people's cultural history, appropriates it and turns it into a form of domination by one group over another.Acknowledgements of the intellectual and scholarly contribution of subjugated ...

Archaeological Heritage Management in the Modern World

Archaeological Heritage Management in the Modern World

1st Edition

Henry Cleere
November 08, 1990

Representing the latest thinking in this fast-moving and often emotive field, this book offers a remarkably comprehensive international coverage of the public aspects of archaeology. The process of survey and inventory, rescue and archaeology, conservation and protection have until now been studied...

Who Needs the Past? Indigenous Values and Archaeology

Who Needs the Past?: Indigenous Values and Archaeology

2nd Edition

R. Layton
August 04, 1994

This book offers a critique of the all pervasive Western notion that other communities often live in a timeless present. Who Needs the Past? provides first-hand evidence of the interest non-Western, non-academic communities have in the past....

Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions

Conflict in the Archaeology of Living Traditions

2nd Edition

R. Layton
August 04, 1994

The first text to address the contentious issues raised by the pursuit of anthropology and archaeology in the world today. Calls into question the traditional, sometimes difficult relationship between western scholars and the contemporary cultures and peoples they study and can easily disturb....

What is an Animal?

What is an Animal?

1st Edition

Tim Ingold
September 01, 1994

This book offers a unique interdisciplinary challenge to assumptions about animals and animality deeply embedded in our own ways of thought, and at the same time exposes highly sensitive and largely unexplored aspects of the understanding of our common humanity....

The Meanings of Things Material Culture and Symbolic Expression

The Meanings of Things: Material Culture and Symbolic Expression

1st Edition

I. Hodder
March 07, 2011

This unique and fascinating book concentrates on the varying roles and functions that material culture may play in almost all aspects of the social fabric of a given culture. The contributors, from Africa, Australia and Papua New Guinea, India, South America, the USA, and both Eastern and Western ...

Archaeological Approaches to Cultural Identity

Archaeological Approaches to Cultural Identity

2nd Edition

S. J. Shennan
September 01, 1994

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Archaeology of Difference Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania

The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania

1st Edition

Anne Clarke, Robin Torrence
October 12, 2015

The Archaeology of Difference presents a new and radically different perspective on the archaeology of cross-cultural contact and engagement. The authors move away from acculturation or domination and resistance and concentrate on interaction and negotiation by using a wide variety of case studies ...

The Origins of Human Behaviour

The Origins of Human Behaviour

1st Edition

Robert Foley
December 23, 2014

This volume explores the diverse ways in which the evolution of human behaviour can be investigated, and confronts the most challenging aspects of the subject....

Archaeology and Language IV Language Change and Cultural Transformation

Archaeology and Language IV: Language Change and Cultural Transformation

1st Edition

Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
August 15, 2014

Archaeology and Language IV examines a variety of pressing issues regarding linguistic and cultural change. It provides a challenging variety of case-studies which demonstrate how global patterns of language distribution and change can be interwoven to produce a rich historical narrative, and fuel ...

Time and Archaeology

Time and Archaeology

1st Edition

Tim Murray
August 15, 2014

The concept of time is salient to all human affairs and can be understood in a variety of different ways. This pioneering collection is the first comprehensive survey of time and archaeology. It includes chapters from a broad, international range of contributors, which combine theoretical and ...

The Archaeology of Africa Food, Metals and Towns

The Archaeology of Africa: Food, Metals and Towns

1st Edition

Bassey Andah, Alex Okpoko, Thurstan Shaw, Paul Sinclair
November 17, 1994

Africa has a vibrant past. It emerges from this book as the proud possessor of a vast and highly complicated interweaving of peoples and cultures, practising an enormous diversity of economic and social strategies in an Extraordinary range of environmental situations. At long last the archaeology ...

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