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International Archaeological Reports since 1974

New Perspectives on the Ancient World

Modern perceptions, ancient representations

£55.00
Editors:
Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Renata S. Garraffoni and Bethany Letalien
Publication Year:
2008
Language:
English
Paperback:
256pp. Illustrated throughout with figures, maps, plans, drawings and photographs
ISBN 10:
1407302701
ISBN:
9781407302706
BAR number:
S1782
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BOOK DESCRIPTION
A volume of 26 contributions related to: The ancient world and modern perceptions: the invention of antiquity in modern times; Ancient economy, politic and society: evidences and interpretive models; Ancient representations: subjectivities and identitiesin interpreting gender, ethnicity, religion, literature and arts. The result is an innovative collection of chapters, from different standpoints, revealing how classics in general, and classical archaeology in particular, has reacted to the challenges ofthe recent past in forging a socially relevant study of the ancient world.