Archaeology as Cultural History: Words and Things in Iron Age Greece
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
Preface and Acknowledgements.
1. Archaeology as Cultural History.
2. Archaeologies of Greece.
3. Inventing a Dark Age.
4. Equality for Men.
5. Antithetical Cultures.
6. The Past, the East, and the Hero of Lefkandi.
7. Rethinking Time and Space.
- Crosses the boundaries between history, classical studies and archaeology.
- Shows students and scholars of archaeology what they can learn from text-aided cultural history.
- Challenges the ways in which traditional archaeologists and historians have written about Greece discusses issues of current debate including gender, class and ethnicity.
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