Archaeology of the Communist Era : A Political History of Archaeology of the 20th Century

This book contributes to better recognition and comprehension of the interconnection between archaeology and political pressure, especially imposed by the totalitarian communist regimes. It explains why, under such political conditions, some archaeological reasoning and practices were resilient, whi...

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Other Authors: Lozny, Ludomir R (Editor)
Corporate Authors: SpringerLink (online služba)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017
Genre/form:elektronické knihy
ISBN:978-3-319-45108-4
9783319451060
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Theory and practice of archaeology under communism: key characteristics
  • 3: Archaeology in Bolshevik Russia
  • 4: Archaeology and Marxism in Poland: a personal account
  • 5: Historical Observations on Archaeology in the Polish People’s Republic 1945-1989
  • 6: Czech archaeology under communism
  • 7: "A number of valuable guidance received by researchers who studied long periods of history of our country ...": On the ideological conditions of archaeology in Ukraine 1945-1991
  • 8: Contemporary Bulgarian Archaeology as a Social Practice in the later 20th – early 21st century
  • 9: Archaeology in Hungary 1948–1989
  • 10: Between Science and Ideology– Aspects of Archeological Research in the Former GDR between the End of World War II and the Reunification.- 11: A Story of Its Own: what happened and what is going on with the North Korean Archaeology.- 12: Marx, Sherlock Holmes, and Late Italian Prehistory.- 13: Ex Oriente Lux: Palaeolithic Research in Central and Eastern Europe