The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World

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Recently, many have begun to consider how archaeological methodologies and techniques might be used to reflect more directly on the contemporary world itself; how we might carried out archaeologies of, as well as in the present. This Handbook is the first comprehensive survey of an exciting and rapidly expanding sub-field and provides an authoritative overview of this newly emerging focus on the archaeology of the present and recentpast. This volume seeks to explore the boundaries of an emerging sub-discipline, to develop a tool-kit of concepts and methods which are applicable to this new sub-field, and to suggest important future trajectories for research. It makes a significant intervention in drawing together scholars working on abroad range of themes, approaches, methods, and case studies from diverse contexts in different parts of the world, which have not previously been considered collectively.Ismaila#39;s site transformed a hobby into a business rooted in this wider cultural interest in old tech. ... early laptops the size of a briefcase, were transferred from his rented space in an old car factory, which was being developed as apartments, to a warehouse near ... Online anonymity makes it difficult to differentiate those with a personal interest in 1970s PCs mix from generic collectors of1970s memorabilia.

Title:The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World
Author:Paul Graves-Brown, Rodney Harrison, Angela Piccini
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2013-10


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