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A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past

Margarita Diaz-Andreu


Margarita Diaz-Andreu offers an innovative history of archaeology during the nineteenth century, encompassing all its fields from the origins of humanity to the medieval period, and all areas of the world. The development of archaeology is placed within the framework of contemporary political events, with a particular focus upon the ideologies of nationalism and imperialism. Diaz-Andreu examines a wide range of issues, including the creation of institutions, the conversion of the study of antiquities into a profession, public memory, changes in archaeological thought and practice, and the effe ... More

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199217175
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199217175.001.0001


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Margarita Diaz-Andreu, author

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