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Archaeology - The Discipline of Things


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Preface 1. Introduction: Caring about Things 2. The Ambiguity of Things: Contempt and Desire 3. Engagements with Things: The Making of Archaeology 4. Digging Deep: Archaeology and Excavation 5. Things in Translation: Documents and Imagery 6. Futures for Things: Memory Practices and Digital Translation 7. Timely Things: From Argos to Mycenae and Beyond 8. Making and the Design of Things: Human Being and the Shape of History 9. Getting on with Things: A Material Metaphysics of Care References Index

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Bjornar Olsen, Professor at the Institute of Archaeology at the University of Tromso. Michael Shanks is Omar and Althea Hoskins Professor of Classics at Stanford. Timothy Webmoor is Research Fellow in Science and Technology Studies at the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society at the University of Oxford. Christopher Witmore is Associate Professor with the Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University.


"Illuminating... Recommended." -- A. B. Kehoe, Emeritus, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee Choice

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