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Conference University of Chicago Conference on Eurasian Archaeology (3rd : 2008)
Title The archaeology of power and politics in Eurasia [electronic resource] : regimes and revolutions / edited by Charles W. Hartley, G. Bike Yazicioğlu, Adam T. Smith.
Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Papers originally presented at the Third University of Chicago Conference on Eurasian Archaeology, May 1-3, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: regimes, revolutions, and the materiality of power in Eurasian archaeology / Charles W. Hartley, G. Bike Yazicioğlu and Adam T. Smith -- Part I. The Rhetoric of Regime and Ideology of Revolution: 1. Archaeology and the national idea in Eurasia / Victor A. Shnirelman; 2. National history and identity narratives in China and cultural heritage interpretation in Xinjiang / Gwen P. Bennett; 3. 'Yerevan, my ancient Erebuni': archaeological repertoires, public assemblages, and the manufacture of a (post-)Soviet nation / Adam T. Smith; 4. Violence and power visualized: representations of military engagements between Central Asia and the Achaemenid Persian Empire / Wu Xin; 5. Public versus private: perspectives on the communication of power in ancient Chroasmia / Fiona Kidd, Michelle Negus Cleary and Elizabeth Baker Brite; 6. Lines of power: equality or hierarchy among the Iron Age agro-pastoralists of southeastern Kazakhstan / Claudia Chang -- Part II. Materialities of Homeland, Practices of Expansion: 7. Homelands in the present and in the past: political implications of a dangerous concept / Philip Kohl; 8. Processes and practices of death: toward a bioarchaeology of dynamic societies / Maureen E. Marshall; 9. Ritualization of weapons in a contact zone: between the past and the present / Kathryn M. Linduff and Yang Jianhua; 10. Ethos, materiality, and paradigms of political action in early medieval communities of the northwestern Caspian region / Irina Lita Shingiray; 11. Legitimacy and control: the making of the imperial Liao heartland / Hu Ling; 12. A bioarchaeological study of Xiongnu expansion in Iron Age Tuva, South Siberia / Eileen M. Murphy -- Part III. Regimes of the Body, Revolutions of Value: 13. Kazakhstan, postsocialist transition, and the problem of multiple materialities / Victor Buchli; 14. Forging social networks: metallurgy and the politics of value in Bronze Age Eurasia / David L. Peterson; 15. Where pottery and politics meet: mundane objects and complex political life in the Late Bronze Age South Caucasus / Alan F. Greene; 16. Revolutions within production regimes: a study of technical variation in Kura-Araxes horizon pottery of the Eastern Caucasus / MaryFran Heinsch; 17. Beastly goods: pastoral production in the Late Bronze Age Tsaghkahovit Plain / Belinda H. Monahan; 18. From regimes to revolutions: technology and technique at the Bronze Age tell at Százhalombatta, Hungary / Joanna Sofaer; 19. On archaeology and politics across Eurasia / Geoff Emberling.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Social archaeology -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Eurasia -- Congresses.
Eurasia -- Civilization -- Congresses.
Eurasia -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Added Author Hartley, Charles W.
Yazicioğlu, G. Bike, 1979-
Smith, Adam T.
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9781107016521 1107016525 (DLC) 2011039457
ISBN 1139779540 (electronic bk.)
9781139779548 (electronic bk.)
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