Search for dissertations about: "Archaeology subjects"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words Archaeology subjects.

  1. 1. And Through Flows the River : Archaeology and the Pasts of Lao Pako

    Author : Anna Källén; Paul Sinclair; Cornelius Holtorf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Lao Pako; Laos; Mainland Southeast Asia; archaeology; excavation; ceramics; iron production; ritual; gender; the past; time; postcolonial; critical theory; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This is a story about Lao Pako. Lao Pako is located on a small hill on the southern bank of the river Nam Ngum in central Laos. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Roman to Native : Colonialism and the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb

    Author : Lena Johansson de Château; Peter Örsted; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; colonialism; postcolonialism; archaeology; historiography; Roman; native; indigenous; landscape; land use; water management; Maghreb; North Africa; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History; antikens kultur och samhällsliv;

    Abstract : This thesis considers the archaeology of rural water management in the Maghreb in relation to modern colonialism. An attempt is made to recover the attitudes to people and landscape expressed in the archaeological literature, and to analyse them in a colonial/postcolonial context. READ MORE

  3. 3. The soil as a source material in archaeology. : Theoretical considerations and pragmatic applications

    Author : Johan Linderholm; Roger Engelmark; Martin Bell; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Environmental archaeology; Geoarchaeology; Prehistory; Soil phosphate; Magnetic susceptibility; Soil chemistry; Site formation processes; Soil erosion; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Archaeology; arkeologi;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with questions on various applications using soils and sediments as sources of information in archaeological research. Human environmental impact on soils and sediments, in terms of pollution, is a well known phenomenon as the industrialisation intensified during historical times and onwards and has left strong pollutive marks. READ MORE

  4. 4. An Archaeology of the Iron Curtain : Material and Metaphor

    Author : Anna McWilliams; Mats Burström; Anders Andrén; John Schofield; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology of the contemporary past; Iron Curtain; Cold War; material culture; memory; cultural heritage; Berlin Wall; Austria; Czechoslovakia; Czech Republic; Italy; Slovenia; Yugoslavia; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : The Iron Curtain was seen as the divider between East and West in Cold War Europe. The term is closely connected to the Cold War and expressions such as ‘behind the Iron Curtain’ or ‘after the fall of the Iron Curtain’ are common within historical discussions in the second half of the twentieth century. READ MORE

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

    Author : David Loeffler; Lars Larsson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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; Archaeology subjects; 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