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Author Harrison, Rodney, 1974-

Title After modernity : archaeological approaches to the contemporary past / Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

Publ Info Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  CC72 .H37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 328 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-316) and index
Contents Surveying the field : the development of an archaeology of the recent and contemporary past. A disciplinary (pre)history ; Field methods ; Working across disciplines ; Theory and politics -- Archaeological approaches to late modern societies. Artefacts ; Sites ; Landscape ; Non-places and virtual worlds ; Discussion and conclusion
Note The authors explore how archaeology can inform the study of our own society and other late-modern societies through detailed case studies and a summary of the existing literature. They draw together cross-disciplinary perspectives, and develop a new agenda for the study of the materiality of contemporary societies
LC subject Archaeology -- Philosophy
Archaeology -- Case studies
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century
Add Author Schofield, A. J. (Arthur John), 1962-
ISBN 9780199548088 (pbk.)
0199548080 (pbk.)
9780199548071 (hbk.)
0199548072 (hbk.)