Interpreting the Ambiguous :Archaeology and interpretation in early 21st century Britain, Proceedings of a session from the 2001 Institute of Field Archaeologists annual conference, held at the University if Newcastle upon Tyne

By: Frodsham, Paul ;

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iv + 116pp, inc. many b/w illus, laminated card, A4 ex lib with numerous stamps including one on the page edges, Christ Church archive, bookplate inside front cover This volume presents thirteen papers, from a session of the IFA conference held in Newcastle upon Tyne in 2001, which aim to bring archaeologists and environmentalists closer together. They also explore contacts between archaeologists and the public, and the relationship between the discovery of archaeological data and its interpretation through a number of British case studies, most of which are prehistoric in date. Subjects include: the archaeological landscape; the presentation of the past to the public; interpreting the Palaeolithic archaeology of Creswell Crags; archaeology, interpretation and the National Trust at Avebury; the Maelmin Heritage Trail; the use of theatre groups in public interpretation of prehistory; public access and interpetation on a developer-funded excavation at Braehead, Glasgow; interpreting the Iron Age at Castell Henllys; reconstructing Roman London; interpreting historic narrowboats in the Working Boats Project; the reasons for archaeological interpretation and its future.

Title: Interpreting the Ambiguous :Archaeology and interpretation in early 21st century Britain, Proceedings of a session from the 2001 Institute of Field Archaeologists annual conference, held at the University if Newcastle upon Tyne

Author Name: Frodsham, Paul ;

Categories: General,

Publisher: BAR Brit Ser 362: 2004

ISBN Number: 1841715832

ISBN Number 13: 9781841715834

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

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