Search for dissertations about: "David Loeffler"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words David Loeffler.

  1. 1. 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