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Archaeology and the senses : human experience, memory, and affect /

"This book is an exciting new look at how archaeology has dealt with the bodily senses and offers an argument for how the discipline can offer a richer glimpse into the human sensory experience. Yannis Hamilakis shows how, despite its intensely physical engagement with the material traces of th...

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Main Author: Hamilakis, Yannis, 1966-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Demolishing the museum of sensory ab/sense; 2. Archaeology, modernity, and the senses; 3. Recapturing sensorial and affective experience; 4. Senses, materiality, time: a new ontology; 5. Sensorial necro-politics: the mortuary mnemoscapes of Bronze Age Crete; 6. Why 'palaces'? Senses, memory, and the 'palatial' phenomenon in Bronze Age Crete; 7. From corporeality to sensoriality, from things to flows.