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Archaeology : the discipline of things

Archaeology : the discipline of things

Author: Bjørnar Olsen
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Archaeology has always been marked by its particular care, obligation, and loyalty to things. This title considers the myriad ways that archaeologists engage with things in order to craft stories,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bjørnar Olsen
ISBN: 9780520274174 0520274172 0520274164 9780520274167
OCLC Number: 858870355
Description: ix, 255 p. : il., maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : caring about things --
The ambiguity of things : contempt and desire --
Engagements with things : the making of archaeology --
Digging deep : archaeology and fieldwork --
Things in translation : documents and imagery --
Futures for things : memory practices and digital translation --
Timely things : from Argos to Mycenae and beyond --
Making and the design of things : human being and the shape of history --
Getting on with things : a material metaphysics of care.
Responsibility: Bjørnar Olsen [y otros].


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"Illuminating... Recommended." -- A. B. Kehoe, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Choice

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