20th & 21st Century

Archaeology & Spectacle

The modern era witnessed an unprecedented display of archeological artifacts, the establishment and success of museums as repositories of history, and an increase in cultural tourism. This panel invites essays that explore the variety of avenues to public display/spectacle for archeological and cultural artifacts in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For example, in Holger Hoock’s Empires of the Imagination, insight into a century of British orga¬nization of the ...

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