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After modernity : archaeological approaches to the contemporary past

Author: Rodney Harrison; A J Schofield
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors explore how archaeology can inform the study of our own society and other late-modern societies through detailed case studies and a summary of the existing literature. They draw together cross-disciplinary perspectives, and develop a new agenda for the study of the materiality of contemporary societies.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2010282674
(OCoLC)653077389
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Harrison; A J Schofield
ISBN: 9780191917752 0191917753
OCLC Number: 1250324939
Description: 1 online resource (x, 328 pages ): illustrations, maps.
Contents: Part I. Surveying the field : the development of an archaeology of the recent and contemporary past. A disciplinary (pre)history ; Field methods ; Working across disciplines ; Theory and politics --
Part II. Archaeological approaches to late modern societies. Artefacts ; Sites ; Landscape ; Non-places and virtual worlds ; Discussion and conclusion.
Responsibility: Rodney Harrison and John Schofield.

Abstract:

The authors explore how archaeology can inform the study of our own society and other late-modern societies through detailed case studies and a summary of the existing literature. They draw together cross-disciplinary perspectives, and develop a new agenda for the study of the materiality of contemporary societies.

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