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By Rodney Harrison,John Schofield

This ebook summarizes archaeological techniques to the modern earlier, and indicates a brand new time table for the archaeology of overdue sleek societies. The vital concentration is the archaeology of built, de-industrialized societies in the course of the moment half the 20 th century and the start of the twenty-first. this era encompasses the top of the chilly conflict and the start of the 'internet age', a interval which sits firmly inside what we might realize to be a
period of 'lived and residing memory'. Rodney Harrison and John Schofield discover how archaeology can tell the examine of this period of time and the learn of our personal society via precise case reviews and an in-depth precis of the prevailing literature. Their e-book attracts jointly cross-disciplinary
perspectives on modern fabric tradition reviews, and develops a brand new schedule for the learn of the materiality of overdue sleek societies.

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