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  1. The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict

    Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text

    By Innes McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Over the last 30 years, hydrographical marine surveys in the English Channel helped uncover the potential wreck sites of German submarines, or U-boats, sunk during the conflicts of World War I and World War II. Through a series of systemic dives, nautical archaeologist and historian Innes McCartney...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Shamans/Neo-Shamans

    Ecstasies, Alternative Archaeologies and Contemporary Pagans

    By Robert J. Wallis

    In popular culture, such diverse characters as occultist Aleister Crowley, Doors musician Jim Morrison, and performance artist Joseph Beuys have been called shamans. In anthropology, on the other hand, shamanism has associations with sorcery, witchcraft and healing, and archaeologists have...

    Published February 19th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology

    By Michael Stratton, Barrie Trinder

    This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the...

    Published August 9th 2000 by Taylor & Francis

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