Archaeology and the Media

Archaeology and the Media

by Timothy Clack
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1598742345

ISBN-13: 9781598742343

Pub. Date: 09/15/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The public’s fascination with archaeology has meant that archaeologists have had to deal with media more regularly than other scholarly disciplines. How archaeologists communicate their research to the public through the media and how the media view archaeologists has become an important feature in the contemporary world of academic and professional

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The public’s fascination with archaeology has meant that archaeologists have had to deal with media more regularly than other scholarly disciplines. How archaeologists communicate their research to the public through the media and how the media view archaeologists has become an important feature in the contemporary world of academic and professional archaeologists. In this volume, a group of archaeologists, many with media backgrounds, address the wide range of questions in this intersection of fields. An array of media forms are covered including television, film, photography, the popular press, art, video games, radio and digital media with a focus on the overriding question: What are the long-term implications of the increasing exposure through and reliance upon media forms for archaeology in the contemporary world? The volume will be of interest to archaeologists and those teaching public archaeology courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598742343
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/15/2007
Series:
University College London Institute of Archaeology Publications
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
323
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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