Paul A. Shackel's Archaeology and Created Memory: Public History in a National PDF

By Paul A. Shackel

ISBN-10: 0306461773

ISBN-13: 9780306461774

ISBN-10: 1475773307

ISBN-13: 9781475773309

Archaeology can both bolster reminiscence and culture, or contradict the established order and supply another view of the earlier. An archaeology of Harpers Ferry's wartime and Victorian eras confronts established historic interpretations of the prior (created and perpetuated by means of such curiosity teams as historians and the nationwide Park carrier) and in so doing permits us to be extra including the town's forgotten histories and offers substitute voices to a past.

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