Archaeologies of Memory
Copyright © 2003 Blackwell Publishers Ltd
Editor(s): Ruth M. Van Dyke, Susan E. Alcock
Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631235842
Online ISBN: 9780470774304
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A unique collection of newly written essays by archaeologists working in a variety of contexts and geographical areas, Archaeologies of Memory is a groundbreaking text that presents a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.
- Serves as an accessible introduction to central issues in the study of memory, including authority and identity, and the role memory plays in their creation and transformation.
- Presents a collection of newly commissioned essays that provide a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.
- Brings together essays from both anthropological and classical archaeologists.
- Includes contributions drawn from a variety of cultures and time periods, including New Kingdom Egypt and the prehistoric American Southwest.