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Across the North Sea : later historical archaeology in Britain and Denmark, c. 1500-2000 AD /
edited by Henrik Harnow ... [et al.].
imprint
Odense : University Press of Southern Denmark, 2012.
description
344 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
ISBN
8776746585 (pbk.), 9788776746582 (pbk.)
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imprint
Odense : University Press of Southern Denmark, 2012.
isbn
8776746585 (pbk.)
9788776746582 (pbk.)
general note
International conference proceedings.
catalogue key
8585875
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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What is historical archaeology? What are the challenges facing archaeologists looking at the remains of the last 500 years? What are the issues for archaeology itself in today's rapidly-changing economic and political circumstances? How can a uniquely European historical archaeology develop? The result of a conference in 2009, Across the North Sea contains 24 papers from leading archaeologists, historians, curators, and heritage managers from Britain and Denmark. The book explores a wide range of issues, including the development of the discipline and current practice in both countries, together with a range of case studies and discussion of future directions. This fascinating book provides an essential guide for anyone wanting to understand the evolving discipline of historical archaeology in Britain, Denmark, and the North Sea region.
Main Description
What is historical archaeology? What are the challenges facing archaeologists looking at the remains of the last 500 years? What are the issues for archaeology itself in today's rapidly-changing economic and political circumstances? How can we develop a uniquely European historical archaeology? The result of a conference in 2009, Across the North Sea contains 24 papers from 28 leading archaeologists, historians, curators and heritage managers from Britain and Denmark, and explores a wide range of issues - including the development of the discipline and current practice in both countries, together with a range of case studies, and discussion of future directions. This fascinating book provides an essential guide for anyone wanting to understand the evolving discipline of historical archaeology in Britain, Denmark and the North Sea region.

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