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Interpretative archaeology (Explora : Explorations in Anthropology - Christopher Tilley

Interpretative archaeology (Explora

Explorations in Anthropology

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This fascinating volume integrates recent developments in anthropological and sociological theory with a series of detailed studies of prehistoric material culture. The authors explore the manner in which semiotic, hermeneutic, Marxist, and post-structuralist approaches radically alter our understanding of the past, and provide a series of innovative studies of key areas of interest to archaeologists and anthropologists.

'I consider "Interpretative Archaeology" to be an important book worth reading.' Ethnos

Contents
Introduction
Interpretation and a Poetics of the Past
Frameworks for an Archaeology of the Body
The Hermeneutics of Megalithic Space
Interpreting Causewayed Enclosures in the Past and Present
Monumental Choreography
Architecture and Spatial Representation in Neolithic Orkney
Space, Subjectivity, Power and Hegemony: The Megaliths and Long Barrows in Earlier Neolithic Brittany
The Axe and the Torso: Symbolic Structures in the Neolithic of Brittany
Notes Towards an Archaeology of Capitalism
Discourse, Totalization and the Neolithic
Prospecting Archaeology
Digging with the Pen: Novel Archaeologists and Literary Traditions
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ISBN: 9780854968503
ISBN-10: 0854968504
Series: Explorations in Anthropology
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 468
Published: 17th February 1994
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1