Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination
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Bodies in the Bog and the Archaeological Imagination

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Known for his red hair, day-old stubble, and uncannily preserved two-thousand-year-old physique, Tollund Man—a mummified body discovered in 1950s Denmark—was an instant archaeological sensation. But he was not the first of his kind: recent history has resurrected from northern Europe’s bogs several men, women, and children who were deposited there as sacrifices in the ear

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Hardcover, 344 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 2009)
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Charlotte
I'm progressively discovering that I need to be more careful when reading the titles of my textbooks. 'And the Archaeological Imagination' should have been a tip as to the nature of this work.
This is not helpful in regards of being an introductory text to bog bodies - which is what I'd been looking for here. But it is an interesting - although sometimes feels very stretched (thinking especially in regards to the chapter on erotic digging, which descends into some rather uncomfortable territory a...more
Irka
OK, do łatwych lektur to to nie należy i spodziewałam się czegoś bardziej...archeologicznego, a wyszło tak pół na pół. Nie jest to jednak książka którą wziąć może każdy, a miejscami wymaga naprawdę dużego samozaparcia żeby ją skończyć, przedstawia jednak inne spojrzenie na pewne tematy, więc warta jest przeczytania choćby z ciekawości.
Carl
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A book on the bog-bodies and their reception over the years in art, literature, archeology, etc-- by Karin Sanders, one of my dissertation committee members. Looks pretty accessible so far, if any of you non-academic types would like to read something by a world-class scholar on an interesting topic.
Thom Dunn
Added to wish list. Attn: Valerie, New from U Chicago Press.
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