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Archaeology of the imagination

Archaeology of the imagination

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Published by American Academy of Religion in [Chico, Calif.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagination

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of the American Academy of Religion
    Statementedited by Charles E. Winquist ; editorial assistant, Joan Amatucci.
    SeriesJAAR thematic studies
    ContributionsWinquist, Charles E., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF408 A73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination117 p. --
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14259366M

    The Archaeological Imagination. ARCHLGY 43N. CLASSICS 43N. More than excavating ancient sites and managing collections of old things, archaeology is a way of experiencing the world: imagining past lives through ruins and remains; telling the story of a prehistoric village through the remains of the site and its artifacts; dealing with the. "In his new book Michael Shanks expands the perception of archaeology to include its penetrating role in modern society. In doing so he also proposes to expand its theoretical repertoire to deal with this new imagined territory' by taking us back to the historical origins of archaeological thinking.

    Nov 13,  · While my life took me in a complete different direction, with no means of studying archaeology, the passion for reading books (fiction and non-fiction) about this subject has never waned. I honestly think I’ve read so far almost every archaeological mystery novel that was written till now. In this book, Eva Brann sets out no less a task than to assess the meaning of imagination in its multifarious expressions throughout western history. The result is one of those rare achievements that will make The World of the Imagination a standard reference/5(4).

    Get this from a library! The Archaeological Imagination.. [Michael Shanks] -- Archaeology is a way of acting and thinking-about what is left of the past, about the temporality of what remains, about material and temporal processes to which people and their goods are subject. Introduction: The Archaeological Imagination Alexandra Warwick and Martin Willis Archaeology is the latest born of the sciences. It has but scarcely struggled into freedom, out of the swaddling clothes of dilettante speculations. It is still attracted by pretty things, rather than by real knowledge. It .


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These elements, and the practices that archaeologists follow to uncover them, is the essence of the archaeological imagination. In this extended essay, renowned archaeological theorist Michael Shanks offers his colleagues and students a window on this imaginative world of past and present and the creative role archaeology can play in uncovering it, analyzing it, and interpreting evenousaccess.com by: The Archaeology of the Imagination by Charles Winquist (Author) ISBN Author: Charles Winquist.

Archaeology of the imagination book Dec 23,  · His book Churches in the Landscape () is widely regarded as a pioneering classic. Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and shortlisted for the Current Archaeology Book of the Year Award.

He is completing a new biography of the aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis, and working on a social history of interwar England from the Cited by: 1.

The Archaeological Imagination. Archaeology is a way of acting and thinking—about what is left of the past, about the temporality of what remains, about material and temporal processes to which people and their goods are subject, about the processes of order and entropy, of making, consuming and discarding at the heart of human experience/5.

Jun 03,  · These elements, and the practices that archaeologists follow to uncover them, is the essence of the archaeological imagination. In this extended essay, renowned archaeological theorist Michael Shanks offers his colleagues and students a window on this imaginative world of past and present and the creative role archaeology can play in uncovering it, analyzing it, and interpreting evenousaccess.com by: Mar 31,  · The Archaeological Imagination.

Archaeology is a way of acting and thinking—about what is left of the past, about the temporality of what remains, about material and temporal processes to which people and their goods are subject, about the processes of order and entropy, of making, consuming and discarding at the heart of human experience.

A fascinating progression through hearty parsonical barrow-diggers, body-snatchers, philosophers, savants, and poets - from Shelley and Wordsworth to Seamus Heaney The book is a fresh and engaging tussle with archaeology and the imagination." -- The Sunday evenousaccess.com by: The Archaeological Imagination.

A study of the ‘archaeological imagination’ is an area of growing interest within archaeology and other fields (see, for example, Finn ; Wallace ; Schwyzer ), and Michael Shanks’s book is a timely addition to this important and inspiring subject. the individual in the archaeological imagination Archaeologists frequently access personhood through the remains or depictions of past bodies.

Yet the body is not all there is to a person, and if we study only the human body we miss out on other features that commonly compose a person.

archaeology, but also embedded in many cultural dispositions, discourses and institutions commonly associated with modernity. The archaeological imagination is rooted in a sensibil. This is the archaeological imagination. Here is a definition.

To recreate the world behind the ruin in the land, to reanimate the people behind the sherd of antique pottery, to bring alive the past-in-the-present, as in an historical novel, to cherish and work upon fragments.

These elements, and the practices that archaeologists follow to uncover them, is the essence of the archaeological imagination. In this extended essay, renowned archaeological theorist Michael Shanks offers his colleagues and students a window on this imaginative world of past and present and the creative role archaeology can play in uncovering.

Jul 10,  · Shanks offers this book partly as an explanation for the popularity of archaeology in contemporary popular culture, and partly as a reworking of the history of archaeology, demonstrating that the archaeological imagination has not only pervaded modern society but is Author: Tina Paphitis.

Archaeology of the Imagination | Chapter 16 David Madden's new collection of novellas, Marble Goddess and Mortal Flesh, is a trip down memory lane. The tales collected here, originally published in the s and '70s, sketch scenes from the life of Lucius Hutchfield, the Knoxville native's alter ego.

Jun 25,  · The book is a fresh and engaging tussle with archaeology and the imagination.” – The Sunday Telegraph, “Wallace engages in an extended literary treatment of archaeology. This attachment to archaeology built up in her in her travels to different places around the world where she explored archaeological sites real and reputed.

All reveal the relevance of archaeology to our deepest cultural anxieties. Passionate and intelligent, Digging the Dirt engages with the work of philosophers and writers who have been stirred by the life below the ground, while never losing sight of the pressing demands of archaeologists evenousaccess.com the book: $ used (74% off) $ new.

Theologia imaginalis / David L. Miller --The apocalyptic identity of the modern imagination / Thomas J.J. Altizer --The circle of confusion: from psychology through science to metaphor / Robert D. Romanyshyn --Stages in imagination / John Dominic Crossan --The archaeology of the imagination: preliminary excavations / Charles E.

Winquist --On. A personal and lyrical rediscovery of the history of England through archaeology and the imagination. History thrives on stories.

TIME'S ANVIL explores archaeology's influence on what such stories say, how they are told, who tells them and how we listen.5/5(1). Feb 01,  · Time's Anvil: England, Archaeology and the Imagination was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and shortlisted for the Current Archaeology Book of the Year Award.

He is completing a new biography of the aeronautical engineer Barnes Wallis, and working on a social history of interwar England from the evenousaccess.com: Orion Publishing Group, Limited. Jun 03,  · These elements, and the practices that archaeologists follow to uncover them, is the essence of the archaeological imagination.

In this extended essay, renowned archaeological theorist Michael Shanks offers his colleagues and students a window on this imaginative world of past and present and the creative role archaeology can play in uncovering it, analyzing it, and interpreting evenousaccess.com: Taylor And Francis.

Jul 01,  · Dung Kai-cheung's Atlas: The Archeology of an Imaginary City is a most unusual work in the history of modern Chinese literature: part fiction, part history, part theory—all in the service of the author's unique method of fictional 'archaeology,' an endeavor that has unearthed a wealth of materials—streets, buildings, personalities, names and signs, and marvels and legends—about this.Jun 25,  · All reveal the relevance of archaeology to our deepest cultural anxieties.

Passionate and intelligent, Digging the Dirt engages with the work of philosophers and writers who have been stirred by the life below the ground, while never losing sight of the pressing demands of archaeologists today.Oct 01,  · The book is engaging and accessible, remarkable for its cross-disciplinary and historical reach and for its depth and clarity of vision.

Peter Lamarque, author of Work and Object: Explorations in the Metaphysics of Art No other book in this field treats the imagination so thoroughly and rigorously.