Archaeologies of Ritual

Kyriakidis, E. (2007) Archaeologies of Ritual. In: Kyriakidis, E., ed. Archaeology of Ritual. Cotsen advanced seminars (3). Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles, pp. 289-308. ISBN 9781931745475; 9781931745482. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Of all the overarching, overlapping, and sometimes overworked themes of this book, there are three that I would like the reader to keep in mind. First are issues of definition and the relationship between ritual and religion. Second is the discipline of archaeology itself, the material it deals with, and the ways it is influenced by that material as a discipline, with certain given abilities, limitations, and interests. And, last come the various perspectives of study, some new and others old, that could be seen as fruitful avenues for future research, different archaeologies of ritual. In this final chapter, I will discuss mainly the first and the third themes, though still referring to the second (for which see also chapter 2).

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CB History of civilization
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Evangelos Kyriakidis
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2011 14:47
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2011 15:18
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/8470 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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