Search for dissertations about: "Ruhnu"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word Ruhnu.

  1. 1. People in Between : Ethncity and Material Identity, a New Approach to Deconstructed Concepts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala UniversitetInstitutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Charlotta Hillerdal; Södertörns högskola.; Uppsala universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies; ethnicity; materiality; cultural identity; cultural practice; Viking Age; Varangians; Russia; Métis; Canada; colonialism; post-colonial; Romantic philosophy; indigenous; Ruhnu; Estonia; authenticity; national identity; Viking Age towns; Scandinavia; town formation; discontinuity; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Archaeology subjects Archaeology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Arkeologiämnen Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : In questions concerning ethnicity and cultural identity in prehistory, there is a great divide between the conclusions maintained on a theoretical level of discussion and the interpretations given to material remains, when these theories are practiced on the archaeological material. Inherited scientific and political structures, usage and ideas contribute to our understanding of ethnicity and the everyday use of the concept, and influence archaeological interpretations. READ MORE