Search for dissertations about: "institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia.

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

    Author : Charlotta Hillerdal; Frands Herschend; Johan Rönnby; Neil Price; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; Archaeology; Arkeologi; arkeologi; Archaeology; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    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

  2. 2. Celestial Cycles : Astronomical Concepts of Regeneration in the Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts

    Author : Patrik Wallin; Katja Goebs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Archaeology; Ancient Egypt; Coffin Texts; Astronomy; Middle Kingdom; calendars; time; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Egyptology; Egyptologi; Informatics; computer and systems science; Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study analyzes the astronomical references found in the ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Chapter i presents the aim and method of this study as well as describing the primary sources and previous research. Chapter 2 deals with the conceptual background for the three cycles, as related to the year, month and the day as units of time. READ MORE

  3. 3. Daggers, knowledge & power

    Author : Jan Apel; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Daggers; flint; technology; social complexity; agency; social structure; transfer of knowledge and know-how; Late Neolithic and Bronze Age societies; Scandinavia; Europe; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how far the organisation of a traditional technology corresponds to the degree of social complexity in a sedentary, agrarian society. An examination of the production of flint daggers during the Late Stone Age and Early Bronze Age of Scandinavia indicates the presence of formal apprenticeship systems based on corporate descent groups. READ MORE

  4. 4. Common Knowledge : lowland Maya urban farming at Xuch

    Author : Christian Isendahl; Luis Alberto Barba Pingarrón; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Ecological settlement archaeology; Maya; urbanism; agriculture; architecture; ceramics; geochemistry; vegetation; soils; archaeoclimatic modelling; Preclassic; Classic; Postclassic; Colonial; Xuch; Puuc; Campeche; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : During the second half of the first millennium AD, several large urban communities developed in the Puuc region of the northwest Yucatán Peninsula. Investigations of architecture and ceramics at Xuch provide a spatio-chronological framework demonstrating the rapid growth of an urban settlement culminating in the Terminal Classic, and its subsequent decline. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cattle for beads : The archaeology of historical contact and trade on the Namib Coast

    Author : Jill Kinahan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Archaeology; Historical archaeology; contact; indigenous response; glass trade beads; commercial ceramics; nineteenth century; Namib coast; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; arkeologi; Archaeology;

    Abstract : Early contacts between indigenous pastoralists at Walvis Bay on the Namib Coast and Western seafarers are poorly documented and little understood. Trade augmented regional exchange networks with a range, of archaeologically visible and easily identifiable objects. READ MORE