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Archaeologies of Memory / Edition 1
     

Archaeologies of Memory / Edition 1

by Ruth M. Van Dyke
 

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ISBN-10: 0631235841

ISBN-13: 9780631235842

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

A unique collection of newly written essays by archaeologists working in a variety of contexts and geographical areas, Archaeologies of Memory is a groundbreaking text that presents a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.

  • Serves as an accessible introduction to central issues in the study of memory, including

Overview

A unique collection of newly written essays by archaeologists working in a variety of contexts and geographical areas, Archaeologies of Memory is a groundbreaking text that presents a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.

  • 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 collection of newly commissioned essays that provide a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.
  • Brings together essays from both anthropological and classical archaeologists.
  • Includes contributions drawn from a variety of cultures and time periods, including New Kingdom Egypt and the prehistoric American Southwest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631235842
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of 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.

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