Perspectives from the Past

Placing value in perspective a rich primary source collection at a truly exceptional value."

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  • Author : James M Bophy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Pages : 537 pages
  • ISBN : 9780393265392
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Appropriating the Past

Appropriating the Past
  • Author : Geoffrey Scarre,Robin Coningham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 12 November 2012
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An international and multidisciplinary team addresses significant ethical questions about the rights to access, manage and interpret the material remains of the past.

Perspectives on the Past

Perspectives on the Past
  • Author : Geoffrey A. Clark
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release : 15 November 2017
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Perspectives on the Past shows how knowledge of the past is contingent and is largely determined by the social and intellectual milieu in which those who study it have received their training. In the original essays that comprise the volume, field archaeologists discuss their own biases and the effects these biases have on the way they conduct their research on hunter-gatherers in the Mediterranean.

Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts

Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts
  • Author : Derryl N. MacLean
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release : 15 June 2012
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This collection of 9 essays focuses on instances in world history when cosmopolitan ideas and actions pervaded specific Muslim societies and cultures. The contributors explore the tensions between regional cultures, isolated enclaves and modern nation-states. Cosmopolitanism is a key concept in social and political thought, standing in opposition to closed human group ideologies such as tribalism, nationalism and fundamentalism. Recent discussions of it have been situated within Western self-perceptions. Now, this volume explores it from Muslim perspectives.

Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean

Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean
  • Author : John B. Thornes,John Wainwright
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 March 2004
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The Mediterranean has been subject to changing human settlement and land use patterns for millennia, and has a history of human exploitation in an inherently unstable landscape. Environmental Issues in the Mediterranean reviews both physical and social aspects of this region, in relation to its environment. Ideal for students who are studying a range of environmental issues, but want to see them linked within one regional context. The book begins with an introduction to the Mediterranean region, its history, physical

Contagion

Contagion
  • Author : Lawrence I. Conrad,Dominik Wujastyk
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 July 2017
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Contagion - even today the word conjures up fear of disease and plague and has the power to terrify. The nine essays gathered here examine what pre-modern societies thought about the spread of disease and how it could be controlled: to what extent were concepts familiar to modern epidemiology present? What does the pre-modern terminology tell us about the conceptions of those times? How did medical thought relate to religious and social beliefs? The contributors reveal the complexity of ideas

Teaching and Learning the Difficult Past

Teaching and Learning the Difficult Past
  • Author : Magdalena H. Gross,Luke Terra
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 07 December 2018
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Building upon the theoretical foundations for the teaching and learning of difficult histories in social studies classrooms, this edited collection offers diverse perspectives on school practices, curriculum development, and experiences of teaching about traumatic events. Considering the relationship between memory, history, and education, this volume advances the discussion of classroom-based practices for teaching and learning difficult histories and investigates the role that history education plays in creating and sustaining national and collective identities.

The Politics of the Past

The Politics of the Past
  • Author : P. Gathercole,D. Lowenthal
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 January 2004
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'History is written by the winners' is the received wisdom. This book explains why historical interpretation has to incorporate perspectives from those other than 'winners', and demonstrates archaeology's crucial role in this wide-ranging approach. The book draws more on Africa, Afro-America, Australasia and Oceania than on Europe, the source of the traditionally dominant perspective in archaeology. The four organizing themes of The Politics of the Past are the forms and consequences of the Eurocentric heritage, the conflicting perspectives of rulers