Pompeii / Edition 1

Pompeii / Edition 1

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by Alison Cooley
     
 

This book explores the impact of scientific advances, archaeological innovations, and contemporary politics upon interpretations of Pompeii over the last 250 years, including the ways in which advances in volcanology have transformed our picture of its last moments.See more details below

Overview

This book explores the impact of scientific advances, archaeological innovations, and contemporary politics upon interpretations of Pompeii over the last 250 years, including the ways in which advances in volcanology have transformed our picture of its last moments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780715631614
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Series:
Duckworth Archaeological Histories
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Introduction
1. Prologue to the Nightmare
2. The Nightmare Revealed
3. A Broken Sleep
4. The Reawakening
5. The Politics of Archaeology
6. Probing Beneath the Surface
7. Probing Ever Deeper Notes Further Reading Glossary Timeline: Events relating to the destruction, rediscovery, and excavation of Pompeii Key figures in the history of Pompeii’s excavation Index

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