Ancient muses : archaeology and the arts / edited by John H. Jameson, Jr., John E. Ehrenhard, and Christine A. Finn.

Known widely in Europe as ""interpretive narrative archaeology, "" the practice of using creative methods to interpret and present current knowledge of the past is gaining popularity in North America. This book is the first compilation of international case studies of the various...

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Other Authors: Jameson, John H., Ehrenhard, John E., Finn, Christine, 1959-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2003.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:Known widely in Europe as ""interpretive narrative archaeology, "" the practice of using creative methods to interpret and present current knowledge of the past is gaining popularity in North America. This book is the first compilation of international case studies of the various artistic methods used in this new form of education-one that makes archaeology ""come alive"" for the nonprofessional. Plays, opera, visual art, stories, poetry, performance dance, music, sculpture, digital imagery-all can effectively communicate archaeological processes and cultural values to public audience.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 247 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-229) and index.
ISBN:9780817382865
0817382860
9780817312732
0817312730
9780817312749
0817312749