Archaeology Under Dictatorship by Michael L. Galaty,Charles Watkinson

By Michael L. Galaty,Charles Watkinson

This quantity offers a theoretical foundation for knowing the categorical results of totalitarian dictatorship upon the perform of archaeology, either in the course of and after the dictator's reign. The 9 essays discover stories from each nook of the Mediterranean. With its wide-range of case-studies and powerful theoretical orientation, this quantity is an enormous develop within the examine of the historical past and politics of archaeology.

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