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Archaeology and Created Memory: Public History in a National by Paul A. Shackel PDF

By Paul A. Shackel

ISBN-10: 0306461773

ISBN-13: 9780306461774

ISBN-10: 1475773307

ISBN-13: 9781475773309

Archaeology can both bolster reminiscence and culture, or contradict the established order and supply an alternate view of the previous. An archaeology of Harpers Ferry's wartime and Victorian eras confronts widespread ancient interpretations of the previous (created and perpetuated by way of such curiosity teams as historians and the nationwide Park carrier) and in so doing permits us to be extra together with the town's forgotten histories and gives replacement voices to a past.

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