Mataeriel Culture: The Archaeology of 20th Century Conflict

Synopsis

Mateacute;riel culture encompasses the material remains of conflict, from buildings and monuments to artefacts and militia, as well as human remains. This collection of essays, from an international range of contributors, illustrates the diversity in this material record, highlights the difficulties and challenges in preserving, presenting and interpreting it, and above all demonstrates the significant role mateacute;riel culture can play in contemporary society.Among the many studies are:* the 'culture of shells'* the archaeology of nuclear testing grounds* Cambodia's 'killing fields'* the Berlin Wall* and the biography of a medal*the reappearance of Argentina's 'disappeared'*World War II concentration camps.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John William Gray Johnson Schofield
  • Colleen M. Beck
  • John Carman
  • Nicholas J. Saunders
  • Roger Leech
  • John William Gray Johnson Schofield
  • Colleen M. Beck
  • John Carman
  • Nicholas J. Saunders
  • Roger Leech
  • Ulla-Riitta Kauppi
  • Henrik Christiansen
  • Lisa Hoshower-Leppo
  • Helen Jarvis
  • Rebecca Saunders
  • ZoË Crossland
  • Jody Joy
  • John Schofield
  • Denis Gojak
  • Jeremy Lake
  • Michael J. Anderton
  • John G. Beech
  • P. Bion Griffin
  • Mandy Whorton
  • William Gray Johnson
  • Gabi Dolff-BonekÄmper
  • Antonia Malan
  • Crain Soudien
  • Kate Clark
  • Neil Jarman
  • Anne George
  • Roland Fletcher
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2002