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Memory and Material Culture

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ISBN-10: 052154551X

ISBN-13: 9780521545518

Edition: 2007

Authors: Andrew Jones

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Andrew Jones argues that the material world offers a vital framework for the formation of collective memory. He uses the topic of memory to critique the treatment of artifacts as symbols by interpretative archaeologists and artifacts as units by behavioural archaeologists.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/10/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Andrew Jones is currently Rector of Llanbedrog and Llannor and Rural Dean of Llyn and Eifionydd in the Diocese of Bangor (Wales). In his present post, he leads and participates in many pilgrimages to sites in Wales related to the Early Church.

Preface
Memory and Material Culture?
From Memory to Commemoration
People, Time, and Remembrance
Improvising Culture
Continuous Houses, Perpetual Places: Commemoration and the Lives of Neolithic Houses
Culture, Citation, and Categorisation: Regionality in Late Neolithic Britain and Ireland
Chains of Memory: The Aesthetics of Memory in Bronze Age Britain
The Art of Memory: Memory, Inscription, and Place
Tracing the Past: Landscape, Lines, and Places
Coda
References
Index