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Homeless Heritage: Collaborative Social Archaeology as Therapeutic Practice

Rachael Kiddey

Abstract

Homeless Heritage describes the process of using archaeological methodologies to collaboratively document how contemporary homeless people use and experience the city. Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in Bristol and York, the book first describes the way in which archaeological methods and theory have come to be usefully applied to the contemporary world, before exploring the historical development of the concept of homelessness. Working with homeless people, the author undertook surveys and two excavations of contemporary homeless sites, and the team co-curated two public heritage exhibitions ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780198746867
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198746867.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rachael Kiddey, author