27.2 - Archaeology and the (De)Construction of National and Supra-National Polities

November 2012
Theme Editors: Russell Ó Ríagáin and Cătălin Nicolae Popa


Russell Ó Ríagáin and Cătălin Nicolae Popa

Building Nations in the XXI Century. Celticism, Nationalism and Archaeology in Northern Spain: The Case of Asturias and Leon
Carlos Marín Suárez, David González Álvarez and Pablo Alonso González

Lebor Gabala Erenn: The Use and Appropriation of an Irish Origin Legend in Identity Construction at Home and Abroad
Clíodhna Ní Lionáin

Archaeology and Nationalism in Europe: Two Case Studies from the Northwest and Southeast of Europe
Cătălin Nicolae Popa and Russell Ó Ríagáin

Who are the Illyrians? The Use and Abuse of Archaeology in the Construction of National and Trans-National Identities in the Southwestern Balkans
Maja Gori

Deconstructing Myths, Constructing History. Dutch National Identity: Formulation and Evolution of the Batavian Myth
Sergio Gonzalez Sanchez

Contemporary Polities and Archaeology of Ethnicity in the Baltic Countries: Paradigms of History Writing, State Politics and Personalities in the Tradition of Archaeological Research
Ester Oras

The Metamorphosis of the Minaret of Djām—from Ghūrid ‘Victory Tower’ to Symbol of the New Afghanistan and Global Cultural Property
David C. Thomas

Identity Establishing Heritage Sites? Memory, Remembrance and Commemoration at Monuments and Memorials
Claudia Theune

Commentary: Archaeology and the (De)Construction of Bosnian Identity
Danijel Dzino

Commentary: Excavating Nationalism in Archaeology
Seán L’Estrange

Book Reviews

Edited by Katie Hall

The Death of Archaeological Theory?
Edited by John Bintliff and Mark Pearce
Reviewed by Frederick WF Foulds

A Companion to Forensic Anthropology
Edited by Dennis Dirkmaat
Reviewed by Rosalind Wallduck

An Archaeology of Interaction. Network Perspectives on Material Culture andSociety
By Carl Knappett
Reviewed by Astrid Van Oyen

Biomolecular Archaeology: An Introduction
By Terry Brown and Keri Brown
Reviewed by Emma Lightfoot

The Ritual Killing and Burial of Animals: European Perspectives
By Aleksander Pluskowski
Reviewed by Aikaterini-Iliana Rassia

Changing Pictures: Rock Art Traditions and Vision in Northern Europe
By Joakim Goldhahn, Ingrid Fuglestvedt and Andrew Jones
Reviewed by Mark Sapwell

The Oxford Handbook of Ancient Anatolia, 10,000 – 323 B.C.E.
Edited by Sharon R. Steadman and Gregory McMahon
Reviewed by Catherine Longford

Space and Sculpture in the Classic Maya City
By Alexander Parmington
Reviewed by Georgia Marina Andreou

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