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Archaeology and Folklore : Theoretical Archaeology Group (Tag) - Amy Gazin-Schwartz

Archaeology and Folklore

Theoretical Archaeology Group (Tag)

By: Amy Gazin-Schwartz (Editor), Cornelius J. Holtorf (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 8th November 1999
ISBN: 9780415201445
Number Of Pages: 287

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Archaeology and Folklore explores the complex relationship between the two disciplines to demonstrate what they might learn from each other.
This collection includes theoretical discussions and case studies drawn from Western Europe, the Mediterranean and North. They explore the differences between popular traditions relating to historic sites and archaeological interpretations of their history and meaning.

Archaeology and Folklore Studiesp. 1
'As Long as Ever I'Ve Known It...'p. 3
Folklore and World Viewp. 26
Focusing on Timep. 35
Back to the Futurep. 48
Of Thunderbirds, Water Spirits and Chiefs' Daughtersp. 67
Feminism, Paganism, Pluralismp. 83
Apocalypse Past/Futurep. 90
Songs Remembered in Exile?p. 106
Of 'the Green Man' and 'Little Green Men'p. 129
Interpreting Monuments in Archaeology and Popular Culturep. 137
Integrating the Pastp. 139
On the Folklore of the Externsteinep. 158
The Continuing Reinvention of the Etruscan Mythp. 175
Naming the Places, Naming the Stonesp. 196
Clearance Cairnsp. 214
Coming to Terms with Local Approaches to Sardinia's Nuraghip. 230
Archaeology as Folklorep. 240
The Last Refuge of the Faeriesp. 255
Indexp. 274
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ISBN: 9780415201445
ISBN-10: 0415201446
Series: Theoretical Archaeology Group (Tag)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 287
Published: 8th November 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.26 x 13.21  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 1