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Stout, Adam

Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain

Stout, Adam - Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain, e-kirja

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Creating Prehistory deals even-handedly and sympathetically with the creation of several different sorts of prehistory during the volatile period between the two World Wars.

  • Investigates the origins of professional archaeology in Britain during the inter-war period
  • Brings to life many fascinating and controversial personalities and their creeds, including the archaeologists O. G. S. Crawford, Mortimer Wheeler and Gordon Childe; Grafton Elliot Smith and W. H. R. Rivers (of ‘Regeneration’ fame); Alfred Watkins and The Old Straight Track; and the thunderous George Watson Macgregor Reid, who brought the Druids back to Stonehenge
  • Examines the production of archaeological knowledge as a social process, and the relationship between personalities, institutions, ideology, and power
  • Addresses the ongoing debates of the significance of sites such as Stonehenge, Avebury, and Maiden Castle

Tekijä(t)
Julkaisija
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Julkaisuvuosi
2009
Kieli
en
Painos
1
Sivumäärä
336 sivua
Kategoria
Historia
Tiedostomuoto
E-kirja
eISBN (PDF)
9781444302929

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