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The kaleidoscopic past : proceedings of the 5th Nordic TAG Conference, Goteborg, 2-5 April 1997

by Anna-Carin Andersson
GOTARC. Serie C, Arkeologiska skrifter ; 16 ()


Interdisciplinary studies on Bronze Age burial mounds / The principles of cross-disciplinary work / Marianne Lonn -- Homo economicus versus Homo faber / On the communication of ancient monuments and archaeology to physical planning / Archaeological heritage management in a critical perspective / Our ancient heritage in the forest area / Evolutionism, yesterday and tomorrow / The metaphysics of evolution / Knowing without metaphysics and pretension / The cultural heritage / Reflections upon the common metaphysical foundations of processual and post-processual archaeologies / A phenemenological view of archaeological typology / Ontological limits as limited ontologies / On the nature of archaeology as science / Let the "axe" go! / Archaeology, jigsaw puzzle or crime novel? / Feminine/masculine and the "problematic" other / A gender perspective in rescue archaeology / Woman in the world of power structures / Swords and blood during the Iron Age / The life and death of women / Transmission of knowledge through action / The production process / Fragments of labour / Frontiers and contacts in the Andean World / The justification of a post-medievel archaeology in Norway with special consideration of copper-smelting works / The history of archaeology / Biography in the history of archaeology / Why Therkel Mathiassen never went to Alaska / The art of being in the right place at the right time / The history of archaeological reconstruction in Scandinavia / The story of the Nydam II find / Ancient artefacts and ethnic archetypes / Common group identity with or without ethnicity? / Central palces / Structure of space and perceptions of time / The ritual landscape of existing monuments / The accumulated landscape / Silent and loud traditions / The concepts of religion and ideology in relation to archaeology / Archaeology and concepts of religion / Rituals / Grave structures and eschatological conceptions / The Arctic middle passage and its religious aspects / Burial grounds and archaeological knowledge /

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