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Published: 10 January 2008

504 Pages | 5 maps

ISBN: 9780199217175

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A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology

Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past

Margarita Diaz-Andreu

Oxford Studies in the History of Archaeology

This book is an innovative history of archaeology during the nineteenth century, encompassing all its fields from the origins of humanity to the medieval period, and all areas of the world. The development of archaeology is placed within the framework of contemporary political events, with a particular focus upon the ideologies of nationalism and imperialism.