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The Archaeology of Power By John Steane

The Archaeology of Power
by John Steane

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The Archaeology of Power by John Steane

A groundbreaking study detailing what archaeology can tell us about the middle-ages. The study of government in Britain and North-West Europe during the middle ages has traditionally been the monopoly of historians. In this remarkable book the author shows what archaeology can contribute to the overall picture of medieval society. In particular he looks at two areas: the objects, such as costume, crowns, thrones and sceptres which were vital symbolic elements in complex liturgical and ideological systems and the buildings, palaces, castles, monasteries which were created by powerful elites and provided the space within which symbolic functions were played out.

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GOR004706268
The Archaeology of Power by John Steane
John Steane
Used - Very Good
Paperback
The History Press Ltd
2001-10-01
240
0752419331
9780752419336
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