Archaeology and Modernity

Archaeology and Modernity
Author : Julian Thomas
Publisher : Psychology Press
Total Pages : 275
Release : 2004
ISBN 10 : 0415271576
ISBN 13 : 9780415271578
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Archaeology and Modernity Book Description:

Julian Thomas explores the concept of objectivity in archaeology and asks how far our perceptions of the past are coloured by the world in which we live. What are the implications for scholarship if we cannot see ancient cultures from the perspective of the people who lived them?


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