Archaeology as Cultural History: Words and Things in Iron Age Greece / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This book shows the reader how much archaeologists can learn from recent developments in cultural history.
About the Author
Ian Morris is Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology, and is Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University. He was previously Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge and Associate Professor in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Chicago. His previous books include Burial and Ancient Society (1987), Death Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity (1992), Classical Greece: Ancient Histories and Modern Archaeologies (ed., 1994), A New Companion to Homer (ed. with Barry Powell, 1997). and Democracy 2500? Questions and Challenges (ed. with Barry Powell, 1997). He has carried out extensive excavation in Britain and Greece and is currently publishing Iron Age remains from Lerna, Greece.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations.
Preface and Acknowledgements.
1. Archaeology as Cultural History.
2. Archaeologies of Greece.
3. Inventing a Dark Age.
4. Equality for Men.
5. Antithetical Cultures.
6. The Past, the East, and the Hero of Lefkandi.
7. Rethinking Time and Space.