Archaeology and the Politics of Vision in a Post-Modern Context

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Archaeology is intimately connected to the modern regime of vision. A concern with optics was fundamental to the Scientific Revolution, and informed the moral theories of the Enlightenment. And from its inception, archaeology was concerned with practices of depiction and classification that were profoundly scopic in character. Drawing on both the visual arts and the depictive practices of the sciences, employing conventionalised forms of illustration, photography, and spatial technologies, archaeology presents a paradigm of ...

Archaeology and the Politics of Vision in a Post-Modern Context 2008, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443800501

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