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Archeology Is a Brand!: The Meaning of Archaeology in Contemporary Popular Culture / Edition 1
     

Archeology Is a Brand!: The Meaning of Archaeology in Contemporary Popular Culture / Edition 1

by Cornelius Holtorf
 

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ISBN-10: 1598741799

ISBN-13: 9781598741797

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

What impact is there on the field to recognize that archaeology is a regular feature in daily life and popular culture? Based upon the study of England, Germany, Sweden and the USA, Cornelius Holtorf examines the commonalities and peculiarities of media portrayal of archaeology in these countries, and the differences between media presentations and audience knowledge

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What impact is there on the field to recognize that archaeology is a regular feature in daily life and popular culture? Based upon the study of England, Germany, Sweden and the USA, Cornelius Holtorf examines the commonalities and peculiarities of media portrayal of archaeology in these countries, and the differences between media presentations and audience knowledge and attraction to the subject, In his normal engaging, populist style, Holtorf discusses the main strategies available to archaeologists in engaging with their popular representations. Possessors of a widely recognized, positively valued and well underpinned brand, archaeologists need to take more seriously the appeal of their work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598741797
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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