Nationalism, Politics and the Practice of Archaeology
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BeschreibungThe editors have brought together a distinguished international group of scholars. Whilst archaeologists will find that this book raises cogent questions about their own work, these problems also go beyond archaeology to implicate history and anthropology more generally.
InhaltsverzeichnisPart I. Introduction: Archaeology in the Service of the State: Theoretical Considerations Philip L. Kohl and Clare Fawcett; Part II. Western Europe: 1. Civilization, barbarism, and nationalism in European archaeology Bernard Wailes and Amy L. Zoll; 2. Archaeology and nationalism in Spain Margarita Diaz-Andreu; 3. Nationalism and Copper Age research in Portugal during the Salazar Regime (1932-1974) Katina T. Lillios; 4. Archaeology in Nazi Germany: the legacy of Faustian bargain Bettina Arnold and Henning Hassman; 5. Nazi and eco-feminist prehistories: ideology and empiricism in Indo-European archaeology David W. Anthony; Part III. Eastern Europe and Eurasia: 6. Archaeology and ideology in Southeast Europe Timothy Kaiser; 7. From internationalism to nationalism: forgotten pages of soviet archaeology in the 1930s and 1940s Victor A. Shnirelman; 8. Postscript: Russian archaeology after the collapse of the USSR infrastructural crisis and the resurgence of old and new nationalism E. N. Chernykh; 9. Nationalism, politics and the practice of archaeology in the Caucasus Philip L. Kohl and Gocha R. Tsetskhladze; Part IV. East Asia: 10. Thirty years of Chinese archaeology (1949-1979) Enzheng Tong; 11. The regionalist paradigm in Chinese archaeology Lothar von Falkenhausen; 12. The politics of ethnicity in prehistoric Korea Sarah M. Nelson; 13. Nationalism and postwar Japanese archaeology Clare Fawcett; Part V. Commentary: 14. Promised lands and chosen peoples: the politics and poetics of archaeological narrative Neil Asher Silberman; 15. Romanticism, nationalism and archaeology Bruce G. Trigger.
Pressestimmen'Nationalism, Politics and the Practice of Archaeology clearly demonstrates that the past constitutes a symplib resource with great potential for present-day politics. This makes the theme crucial and relevant not only for archaeology but also for history and anthropology more generally.' Ethnos 'Nationalism, Politics, and the Practice of Archeology clearly demonstrate that the past constitues a symbolic resource with great potential for present-day politics. This makes the theme crucial and relevant not only for archaeology but also for history and anthropology more generally.' Mats Burstrom, Ethnos 'I recommend this book to all archaeologists both for its coverage of the history of archaeology and most importantly for what it has to say about modern issues in the practise of archaeology.' Archaeology in New Zealand
Untertitel: 'New Directions in Archaeology'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 1996
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten