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The Nation and its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (Classical Presences) ePub download

by Yannis Hamilakis

  • Author: Yannis Hamilakis
  • ISBN: 0199230382
  • ISBN13: 978-0199230389
  • ePub: 1130 kb | FB2: 1903 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: History & Criticism
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 6, 2007)
  • Pages: 360
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 628
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The Nation and its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (Classical Presences) ePub download

University of Sydney. of archaeology in Greece This is a stimulating book

University of Sydney. The Nation and its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology and National. Imagination in Greece. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007, 360 pp. d60 (hbk). Over the last two decades archaeologists and other scholars from germane disciplines. of archaeology in Greece. Chapters 4 and 5 centre on the. archaeological profession. This is a stimulating book. It provides us with an interesting dissection of the use of. archaeology – mainly the classical past – and the complexities of the Greek national. The theme it deals with is not, however, that novel, for it clearly overlaps.

There is no doubt that The Nation and Its Ruins will become essential reading for all interested in the deeper sociopolitical dimensions of the history of archaeology. -Neil Silberman, American Anthropologist. -John Boardman, Common Knowledge

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Nation and Its Ruins book. From 2007 to 2010 he directed the archaeological ethnography project at Kalaureia (Poros) Greece, and since 2010 he co-directs a major new field project, the Koutroulou Magoula Archaeology and Archaeological Ethnography Project, which centres around the excavation of an important Middle Neolithic tell site in Greece.

Hamilakis sets out to reintegrate thetwo components of his book's title, The Nation and its Ruins, and he succeeds impressively.

Hamilakis is one of the few scholars studying the reception of ancient Greece using a real diversity of material remains. Hamilakis sets out to reintegrate thetwo components of his book's title, The Nation and its Ruins, and he succeeds impressively. -R. Beaton, Times Literary Supplement, "A stimulating book.

Pp. xxii + 352, figs. 51. Oxford University Press, Oxford 2007. Undoubtedly this played an important role, but the spectacular finds would certainly have been included in a nationalistic or perhaps ethnic project at other times. In any case, the excavations did strengthen the connection between archaeology and politics.

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This book is a recent addition to the list of works on perceptions and uses of the past in modern Greece. The dominance of classical archaeology over any other archaeol- ogy in Greece is a very timely issue. With the official opening of the New Acropolis museum pending, the fate of two until-recently listed historical buildings, rare examples of art deco architecture in Athens, is under consideration by the Council of State.

The Nation and its Ruins: Archaeology, Antiquity and National Imagination in Modern Greece, Oxford University Press, 2007. Archaeologies and the Senses: Human Experience, Memory, and Affect, Cambridge University Press, 2013. Hamilakis, Y. and Ifantidis, F. 2016. Camera, Calaureia: An Archaeological Photo-ethnography Oxford: Archaeopress.

This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present.

Ruins : Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece. to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination

The Nation and Its Ruins : Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece. This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquitiesand archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present.

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This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. Yannis Hamilakis covers a diverse range of topics, including the role of antiquities in the foundation of the Greek state in the nineteenth century, the Elgin marbles controversy, the role of archaeology under dictatorial regimes, the use of antiquities in the detention camps of the Greek civil war, and the discovery of the so-called tomb of Philip of Macedonia.
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