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Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
...Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh 6   i   the archaeologist   as a world citizen On the Morals of Heritage Preservation and Destruction “All We Are Breaking Are Stones” In March of 2001, the world’s major transnational...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374381-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7438-1
... Anthropological fieldwork’s intersection with the needs of intelligence agencies includes instances of anthropologists’ writings or field notes being used without their permission or knowledge; instances of archaeologists, including John Dimick, using pretexts of fieldwork for espionage; and...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Chapter 4 begins by reading the textual traces of the relationship between José Sabino Uc (a Lacandón Indian boy) and his adopted father Karl Hermann Berendt (an influential linguist and archaeologist of Yucatán and Central America). This relationship raises the question of how indians from this...
Published: 22 March 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395676-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9567-6
...- gladesh. Today the monumental brick walls of the ancient city of Pundranagara (or Pudanagala) can still be seen here, and archaeologists continue to excavate the site, which has been occupied continuously for several millennia. The inscription soon became known as the Mahasthan Brahmi Inscription...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... Spanish colonialism, this cultural and patrimonial complex largely disappeared as the native inhabitants of the region be- came laborers and their lands were swallowed up by Spanish haciendas. In the early twentieth century, Chilean archaeologists rediscovered—or one might even say, “invented”—the...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386742-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8674-2
... ruled by Queen Cleopatra. Not until three decades later in 1993, however, did French archaeologists JeanYves Empereur and Frank Goddio seek funding from the Hilti Foundation, France, and Egypt to exca- vate the underwater site. Since then, Goddio and a team of archaeologists have used remote-sensing...
Published: 14 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386841-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8684-1
... related ques- tion is ‘‘Why should I as an archaeologist accept anthropology as an um- brella discipline or as a metadiscourse Of course, my response to this issue is as an archaeologist trained in Britain and Europe, where archaeology is more closely tied to history. By this I mean that most...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
... institutions. Archaeologists are increasingly being called upon to straddle these multiple scales, in large part because of the nature of our fieldwork but also, more importantly, because heritage now occupies a new position in the global movements of development, conservation, post...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
...Ian Lilley 2   i  strangers and brothers? Heritage, Human Rights, and Cosmopolitan Archaeology in Oceania Archaeologists are archetypal strangers in most if not all of the locali­ ties in which they work. This is certainly the case in Australia and Mela­ nesia, where this...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374107-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7410-7
... Berendt (an influential linguist and archaeologist of Yucatán and Central America). This relationship raises the question of how indians from this period and region actively responded to the colonial tactic of reducción in the context of the Caste War. It then turns to letters from Maya leaders and...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
... (1994, 2006), I will exam- ine values that are at the heart of Middle Eastern cultures, both ancient and modern, and what they should mean for Western archaeologists practicing in the region today. From there, the sections below move backward in time from typical approaches to knowledge...
Published: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389125-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8912-5
... imprisoned, ‘‘He produced a comparison of the myths of Indo- European, Mongolian, Polynesian, and Hamito-Semitic peoples as well as a comparative study of calendrical systems of the New and Old Worlds (Naumann 1968: 241). Archaeologist Spies Anthropologists—or, more specifically, archaeologists—took...
Published: 19 May 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389125-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8912-5
... First World War, and the archaeologist Samuel Lothrop reprised HOOVER’S SPECIAL INTELLIGENCE SERVICE 203 his First World War role as he became an sis archaeologist-spy using fieldwork as a pretense for espionage. Samuel Lothrop, Scholar and Spy Samuel Lothrop’s fbi...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390749-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9074-9
... Material Pasts In my experience teaching archaeological literature, I have fre- quently encountered an objection from students, both graduate and undergraduate: ‘‘how can archaeologists make sweeping statements about entire cultures just from the excavation of such a small sur- face In this chapter I...
Published: 27 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392422-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9242-2
... carried out in Ethiopia and Brazil. The Archaeological Rhetoric of International Cooperation I am suspicious of some community-oriented, multicultural, and mul­ tivocal archaeology that is being carried out nowadays. I am totally convinced that many archaeologists are truly...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391265-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9126-5
... Mu- seum, Manuel Gamio, who would go on to become the revolutionary gov- ernment’s most prominent archaeologist. As a student, he created a guide to the principal ruins. Organized state by state, it gave advice on transportation to sites, from the cost of train fare to renting a mule. It offered...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-027
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... my new ambition of becoming a Meso-American archaeologist - until, that is, my beloved archaeology professor invited me to his country house for a weekend. He and I drank vermouth in the study; his wife, Sophie, who I knew had trained as an archaeologist as well, baked bread and carved up...
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By Ann Laura Stoler
Published: 14 April 2006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8799-2
... on the History of Women; her most recent book is Public Vows: A History of Mar- riage and the Nation (2000). shannon lee dawdy, assistant professor of anthropology at the Univer- sity of Chicago, is an archaeologist and historical ethnographer focusing on the colonial South and the Caribbean...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...THE CHAVÍN CULT Brian Fagan In a deep canyon in the central Andes, the stone fortress-temple of Chavín de Huán- tar was a tantalizing enigma until the work of Peruvian archaeologist Julio C.Tello placeditfirmlyattheepicenterofanemergingAndeancivilization.Thoughlater studies have identified...
Published: 30 August 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380078-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8007-8
...’’ involving many types of evidence simultaneously. (BA II: 2) Looking back, I realize how naïve my earlier, idealistic view of relying ex- clusively on archaeological evidence was. However, few archaeologists any- where and none in the Eastern Mediterranean can afford to disregard ‘‘non...