Archaeologies of Memory
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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A unique collection of newly written essays by archaeologists working in a variety of contexts and geographical areas, Archaeologies of Memory is a groundbreaking text that presents a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.
- Serves as an accessible introduction to central issues in the study of memory, including authority and identity, and the role memory plays in their creation and transformation.
- Presents a collection of newly commissioned essays that provide a coherent framework for the study of memory in past societies.
- Brings together essays from both anthropological and classical archaeologists.
- Includes contributions drawn from a variety of cultures and time periods, including New Kingdom Egypt and the prehistoric American Southwest.