Archaeologies of Landscape: Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 1

Archaeologies of Landscape: Contemporary Perspectives / Edition 1

by Wendy Ashmore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631211063

ISBN-13: 9780631211068

Pub. Date: 11/08/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This book offers new and diverse perspectives on the ideational qualities of past landscapes.  See more details below

Overview

This book offers new and diverse perspectives on the ideational qualities of past landscapes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211068
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/08/1999
Series:
Social Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

1. Archaeological Landscapes: Constructed, Conceptualized, Ideational: A. Bernard Knapp and Wendy Ashmore.

Part I: Ethnographic and Historical Cases:.

2. Identifying Ancient Sacred Landscapes in Australia: From Physical to Social: Paul S. C. Taçon.

3. Creating Social Identity in the Landscape: Tidewater, Virginia 1600-1750: Lisa Kealhofer.

4. Conceptual Landscapes in the Egyptian Nile Valley: Janet E. Richards.

5. Buddhist Landscapes in East Asia: Gina L. Barnes.

6. Mountains, Caves, Water: Ideational Landscapes of the Ancient Maya: James E. Brady and Wendy Ashmore.

Part II: Protohistoric / Ethnohistoric Cases:.

7. The Inca Cognition of Landscape: Archaeology, Ethnohistory, and the Aesthetic of Alterity: Maarten van de Guchte.

8. The Ideology of Settlement: Ancestral Keres Landscapes in the Northern Rio Grande: James E. Snead and Robert W. Preucel.

Part III: Prehistoric Cases:.

9. Centering the Ancestors: Cemeteries, Mounds and Sacred Landscapes of the Ancient North American Midcontinent: Jane E. Buikstra and Douglas K. Charles.

10. Ideational and Industrial Landscape of Prehistoric Cyprus: A. Bernard Knapp.

11. The Mythical Landscapes of the British Iron Age: John C. Barrett.

Part IV: Commentaries:.

12. Sacred Landscapes: Constructed and Conceptualized: Carole L. Crumley.

13. Exploring Everyday Places and Cosmologies: Peter van Dommelen.

Index.

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