Archaeological Review

from Cambridge


Invention and Reinvention:
Perceptions and Archaeological Practice
Issue 24.1, April 2009

 

Table of Contents


Theme Editors: Tera C. Pruitt and Donna Yates


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Introduction
Donna Yates and Tera C. Pruitt


Where is Reflexive Map-Making in Archaeological Research? Towards a Place-Based Approach
James Flexner


Evaluation of a Reflexive Attempt: The Citytunnel Project in Retrospect
Åsa Berggren


Beyond the Viewing Platform: Excavations and Audiences
Gabriel Moshenska


Contextualising Alternative Archaeology: Socio-Politics and Approaches
Tera C. Pruitt


Royal Jelling: Danish National Heritage Reinvented
Mette Bjerrum Jensen


Digital Simulation, Mediating Agents and the Implied Historical Object: Towards an Understanding of Mediaeval Jewellery Objects
David Humphrey


Sights of Invention: Deconstructing Depictions of the Earliest Colonisations of Australia and Oceania in the Academic Archaeological Literature
Sara Perry


Adding a Literary Bent to Historical Archaeology
Laurie A. Wilkie


Twenty-First-Century Reinventions of Alexander, Xerxes and Jaguar Paw: A Critique of Apocalypto and Popular Media Depictions of the Past
Traci Ardren


Science and the Epistemology of Culture: How We Known What We 'Know' About Human Burials in Chaco Canyon
Kerriann Marden


Text, Narrative, Evidence: Travel Writings and Archaeological Perspectives of Amazonia
Anna T. Browne Ribeiro


Reinventing an Old Discourse: Neolithic Cultural Similarity Across Eurasia
David Steel



Book Reviews and Notes
Edited by Nisha Doshi

Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging up the Holy Land (by Miriam C. Davis) —Naomi Farrington

Artifact Classification: A Conceptual and Methodological Approach (by Dwight W. Read)—Ben Jervis

The Agricultural Revolution in Prehistory: Why Did Foragers Become Farmers? (by Graeme Barker) and The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East: Transforming the Human Landscape (by Alan Simmons)—David Orton

Fire as an Instrument: The Archaeology of Pyrotechnologies (edited by Dragos Gheorghiu) — Alexander J.E. Pryor

Space—Archaeology’s Final Frontier? An Intercontinental Approach (edited by Roderick B. Salisbury and Dustin Keeler)—Pat Reynolds

Heads of State: Icons, Power, and Politics in the Ancient and Modern Andes (by Denise Y. Arnold and Christine A. Hastorf)—Leigh Stork

Palaeolithic Cave Art at Creswell Crags in European Context (edited by Paul Pettitt, Paul Bahn and Sergio Ripoll)—Sam Wake