Archaeology Under Fire

Archaeology Under Fire

by Lynn Meskell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415164702

ISBN-13: 9780415164702

Pub. Date: 11/12/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415164702
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/1998
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
List of contributors
Introduction: Archaeology matters1
1Archaeology, politics and the cultural heritage of Cyprus13
2The past is ours: images of Greek Macedonia44
3Contests of heritage and the politics of preservation in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia68
4Bulgarian archaeology: ideology, sociopolitics and the exotic87
5Ideology and archaeology in Turkey111
6The past as passion and play: Catalhoyuk as a site of conflict in the construction of multiple pasts124
7Beirut's memorycide: hear no evil, see no evil140
8Conjuring Mesopotamia: Imaginative geography and a world past159
9Whose game is it anyway? The political and social transformations of American Biblical Archaeology175
10The Gulf Arab states and their archaeology189
11Memorabilia: archaeological materiality and national identity in Egypt200
12Ancient Egypt in America: claiming the riches217
Index230

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