Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination

Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination

by Karin Sanders

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226734057
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 07/03/2012
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Karin Sanders is professor of Scandinavian studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Preface and Acknowledgements

Introduction

Remarkable Remains

Chapter 1

Nature’s Own Darkroom

Chapter 2

The Archaeological Uncanny

 

Chapter 3

Uses and Abuses: Bog Body Politics

 

Chapter 4

Erotic Digging

Chapter 5

Bog Body Art

 

Chapter 6

Museum Thresholds and the Ethics of Display

Chapter 7

Making Faces

 

Postscript

Frozen Time and Material Metaphors

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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