Archaeology is a Brand! The Meaning of Archaeology in by Cornelius Holtorf

By Cornelius Holtorf

What influence is there at the box to acknowledge that archaeology is a standard characteristic in way of life and pop culture? established upon the examine of britain, Germany, Sweden and the us, Cornelius Holtorf examines the commonalities and peculiarities of media portrayal of archaeology in those international locations, and the diversities among media shows and viewers wisdom and appeal to the topic, In his basic attractive, populist kind, Holtorf discusses the most recommendations on hand to archaeologists in attractive with their well known representations. Possessors of a well known, certainly valued and good underpinned model, archaeologists have to take extra heavily the attraction in their paintings.

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