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Some Reflections on Heritage and Archaeology in the Anthropocene
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies.
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2011 (English)In: Norwegian Archaeological Review, ISSN 0029-3652, Vol. 44, no 1, 40-88 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Are we now living in a new geological epoch called the Anthropocene? = o-scientists discuss whether there is a need for a new concept = vering the last 250 years' immense human impact on the earth. How are = going to understand and define 'heritage' and archaeology in a = pidly changing global environment? The 'linguistic turn' in humanities = d social sciences has had a huge impact on both archaeology and = ritage studies since c. 1980. A critique is raised against the = ti-essentialist view that heritage is constructed, not discovered. = rthermore, the paper discusses the legacy of 'the linguistic turn', = st-processualism and environmental archaeology.

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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-66657DOI: 10.1080/00293652.2011.572677ISI: 000291536000003OAI: diva2:468099
authorCount :10Available from: 2011-12-20 Created: 2011-12-20 Last updated: 2011-12-20Bibliographically approved

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