Search for dissertations about: "Antiquarianism"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Antiquarianism.

  1. 1. A Pilgrimage to the Past : Johannes Bureus and the Rise of Swedish Antiquarian Scholarship, 1600-1650

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Matthew Norris; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bureus; Antiquarianism; History of Scholarship; Runology; History of Writing; Ancient Wisdom;

    Abstract : At the end of the eighteenth century, Edward Gibbon described the antiquarian scholars of previous generations as men of “profound learning and easy faith.” His exemplar was the Swedish polymath Olof Rudbeck, who in a series of frantic and combative tomes sought to portray Sweden as the model for Plato’s Atlantis and the seething cultural cauldron from which Western civilization had emerged. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contested Landscapes/Contested Heritage history and heritage in Sweden and their archaeological implications concerning the interpretation of the Norrlandian past

    University dissertation from Umeå : Arkeologi och samiska studier

    Author : David Loeffler; Umeå universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Scandinavia; Sweden; Norrland; Norrbotten; Västerbotten; Lappland; Ångermanland; Medelpad; Jämtland; Härjedalen; Hälsingland; Gästrikland; history; prehistory; archaeology; philosophy; antiquarianism; heritage; cultural management; identity; Fleck; thought-collective; thought-style; colonialism; colony; periphery; hinterland; kingdom; empire; industrialism; nationalism; romanticism; Sámi; Stone Age; Mesolithic; Neolithic; semi-subterranean; dwelling; typology; C14; shoreline displacement; Arkeologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This case study explores how geo-political power structures influence and/or determine the conception, acceptance and maintenance of what is considered to be valid archaeological knowledge. The nature of this contingency is exemplified through an examination of how the prehistory of Norrland, a region traditionally considered and portrayed as peripheral vis-à-vis the centre-South, was interpreted and presented by Swedish archaeologists during the 20th century. READ MORE