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Archaeologies of memory

Author: Ruth Van Dyke; Susan E Alcock
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2003.
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* Serves as an accessible introduction to central issues in the study of memory, including authority and identity, and the role memory plays in their creation and transformation. * Presents a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Van Dyke; Susan E Alcock
ISBN: 063123585X 9780631235859
OCLC Number: 799568735
Description: xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface. Notes On Contributors. 1. Archaeologies Of Memory: An Introduction: Ruth M. Van Dyke And Susan E. Alcock (Colorado College; University Of Michigan). Part I: Memory Studies With Access To Texts:. 2. Echoes Of Empire: Vijayanagara And Historical Memory, Vijayanagara As Historical Memory: Carla M. Sinopoli (University Of Michigan). 3. Memory's Materiality: Ancestral Presence, Commemorative Practice And Disjunctive Locales: Lynn Meskell (Columbia University). 4. Memory Tattered And Torn: Spolia In The Heartland Of Byzantine Hellenism: Amy Papalexandrou (Independent Scholar). 5. Glories Of The Past In The Past: Ritual Activities At Palatial Ruins In Early Iron Age Crete: Mieke Prent (University Of Amsterdam). 6. Concrete Memories: Fragments Of The Past In The Classic Maya Present (500--100 AD): Rosemary A. Joyce (University Of California, Berkeley). Part II: Memory Studies In Prehistory:. 7. Creating Memory In Prehistory: The Engraved Slate Plaques Of Southwest Iberia: Katina T. Lillios (Ripon College). 8. Memory, Mounds, And The Mississippian Argument Against Structure: Timothy R. Pauketat And Susan M. Alt (University Of Illinois, Urbana--Champaign). 9. Memory And The Construction Of Chacoan Society: Ruth M. Van Dyke (Colorado College). Part III: Caveats And Commentaries:. 10. The Familiar Honeycomb: Byzantine Era Reuse Of Sicily's Prehistoric Rock--Cut Tombs: Emma Blake (Stanford University). 11. The Translation Of Time: Richard Bradley (University Of Reading). Index.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth M. Van Dyke and Susan E. Alcock.


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