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Archaeological Fantasies [PDF]

by Garrett G. Fagan
In an age dominated by the success of science and rationalism, more and more people appear to be turning their backs on reason and logic and putting their trust in any number of pseudo- or anti-scientific worldviews. Archaeology is particularly susceptible to this trend, as the fringe interpretations of sites such as Atlantis, ancient Egypt and Stonehenge illustrate. Archaeological Fantasies asks why pseudo-archaeological works are so appealing to the public, what makes certain cultures so vulnerable to alternative (mis)readings, and how 'genuine' archaeology needs to respond to this potential threat to the academic discipline.
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eBook formatPaperback, (torrent)En
PublisherFalmer Press
File size6.4 Mb
Release date 06.01.2006
Pages count417
Book rating4.2 (8 votes)
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1. Persia Emily | 11.05.2014 17:33

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Thank you! Great book!

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