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City Of Felt And Concrete: Negotiating Cultural Hybridity In Mongolia's Capital Of Ulaanbaatar, Joshua Hagen, Alexander Diener Jul 2015

City Of Felt And Concrete: Negotiating Cultural Hybridity In Mongolia's Capital Of Ulaanbaatar, Joshua Hagen, Alexander Diener

Joshua Hagen

Capital cities play an integral role in the construction of national identity. This is particularly true when the capital is the country's only major urban center. Over the course of its history, Mongolia's capital of Ulaanbaatar has been periodically reshaped to reflect competing trajectories of national culture. This article examines the evolving symbolism of architecture, urban design, and public space in Ulaanbaatar as a means of exploring Mongolia's complex negotiation between its traditional culture (mobile pastoralism and Shamanism/Buddhism), its socialist legacy, and globalization. Amidst the rampant social change of the last two decades, rather ambiguous national ...


Re-Thinking Burial Dates At A Graeco-Roman Cemetery: Fag El Gamous, Fayoum, Egypt, Kerry Muhlestein, R. Evans, David Whitchurch Jan 2015

Re-Thinking Burial Dates At A Graeco-Roman Cemetery: Fag El Gamous, Fayoum, Egypt, Kerry Muhlestein, R. Evans, David Whitchurch

Kerry Muhlestein

The Fag el-Gamous cemetery is a 125 hectare Graeco-Roman necropolis on the eastern edge of the Fayoum Depression. The 1000 + burials excavated to date at the cemetery are found largely in rectangular shafts at 0.3–3.0 m deep and oriented on an east–west axis. The high burial density, varying between 1.3 and 3.0 burials per square meter, is due in part to multiple burials in the same shaft. The stratigraphically deepest burials in a shaft are buried head east and later burials in the same shaft are buried head west. It has been argued that ...


Ten Years After Iraq: Archaeology, Archaeologists, And U.S. Foreign Relations, Morag Kersel, Christina Luke May 2013

Ten Years After Iraq: Archaeology, Archaeologists, And U.S. Foreign Relations, Morag Kersel, Christina Luke

Morag M. Kersel

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Podcast With Morag M. Kersel, Morag Kersel Dec 2012

Podcast With Morag M. Kersel, Morag Kersel

Morag M. Kersel

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Words In Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy And Poetry, Music And Eros In Hölderlin, Nietzsche, And Heidegger, Babette Babich Nov 2012

Words In Blood, Like Flowers: Philosophy And Poetry, Music And Eros In Hölderlin, Nietzsche, And Heidegger, Babette Babich

Babette Babich

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Who Owns The Biblical Past? We All Can, Morag Kersel Dec 2010

Who Owns The Biblical Past? We All Can, Morag Kersel

Morag M. Kersel

No abstract provided.


Maitland’S ‘Mesa’ Reassessed: A Late Prehistoric Cemetery In The Eastern Badia, Jordan, Yorke Rowan, Gary Rollefson, Morag Kersel Dec 2010

Maitland’S ‘Mesa’ Reassessed: A Late Prehistoric Cemetery In The Eastern Badia, Jordan, Yorke Rowan, Gary Rollefson, Morag Kersel

Morag M. Kersel

No abstract provided.


In Praise Of Pots, Morag Kersel Dec 2010

In Praise Of Pots, Morag Kersel

Morag M. Kersel

No abstract provided.