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Validation, Resistance, And Exclusion: Neo-Nationalist Cultural Heritage In A Globalized World, Neil A. Silberman Nov 2010

Validation, Resistance, And Exclusion: Neo-Nationalist Cultural Heritage In A Globalized World, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Between Home And History, Neil A. Silberman Sep 2010

Between Home And History, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


The Tyranny Of Narrative, Neil Silberman Jan 2010

The Tyranny Of Narrative, Neil Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Who Should Care For The Dead? Balancing Religious Rights With Civic Responsibilities, Neil A. Silberman Jan 2010

Who Should Care For The Dead? Balancing Religious Rights With Civic Responsibilities, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


The Archaeological Study Of Neighborhoods And Districts In Ancient Cities, Michael E. Smith Jan 2010

The Archaeological Study Of Neighborhoods And Districts In Ancient Cities, Michael E. Smith

Michael E Smith

No abstract provided.


Sprawl, Squatters, And Sustainable Cities: Can Archaeological Data Shed Light On Modern Urban Issues?, Michael E. Smith Jan 2010

Sprawl, Squatters, And Sustainable Cities: Can Archaeological Data Shed Light On Modern Urban Issues?, Michael E. Smith

Michael E Smith

Ancient cities as documented by archaeologists and historians have considerable relevance for a broader understanding of modern cities and general processes of urbanization. This article reviews three themes that illustrate such relevance: sprawl, squatter settlements and urban sustainability. Archaeology's potential for illuminating these and other topics, however, remains largely unrealized because we have failed to develop the concepts and methods required to analyse such processes in the past. The following aspects are examined for each of the three themes: the modern situation, the potential insights that archaeology could contribute, and what archaeologists would need to do to produce those ...


Rewriting Jewish History, Neil A. Silberman Dec 2009

Rewriting Jewish History, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Postcolonial, Neo-Imperial, Or A Little Bit Of Both?: Reflections On Museums In Lebanon, Neil A. Silberman Dec 2009

Postcolonial, Neo-Imperial, Or A Little Bit Of Both?: Reflections On Museums In Lebanon, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Revealing Iberian Woodcraft: Conserved Wooden Artefacts From South-East Spain, Pablo Rosser Dec 2009

Revealing Iberian Woodcraft: Conserved Wooden Artefacts From South-East Spain, Pablo Rosser

pablo rosser

Yolanda Carrion & Pablo Rosser Six wells at Tossal de les Basses in Spain captured a large assemblage of Iberian woodworking debris. The authors’ analysis distinguishes a wide variety of boxes, handles, staves, pegs and joinery made in different and appropriate types of wood, some – like cypress – imported from some distance away. We have here a glimpse of a sophisticated and little known industry of the fourth century BC.