Chapter 1. Romancing the Human: The Ideology of Envisioned Human Origins

  1. Sam Smiles and
  2. Stephanie Moser
  1. Paul Privateer

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774830.ch1

Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image

Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image

How to Cite

Privateer, P. (2005) Romancing the Human: The Ideology of Envisioned Human Origins, in Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image (eds S. Smiles and S. Moser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774830.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405111515

Online ISBN: 9780470774830

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Keywords:

  • ideology of envisioned human;
  • romancing;
  • human origins;
  • ideological stories

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Abstracting Origin Narratives

  • Popular Constructions of Human Origins and Their Ideological Stories

  • Game-Based and Sociobiological Origin Models

  • Postmodernism and the Problem of Origins