Archaeology and the Senses (2020)

Archaeology and the Senses Yannis Hamilakis Archaeology and the Senses This book is an exciting new look at how archaeology has dealt with the bodily senses and offers an argument for how the discipline can offer a richer glimpse into the human sensory experience Yannis
  • Title: Archaeology and the Senses
  • Author: Yannis Hamilakis
  • ISBN: 9780521837286
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Hardcover
Archaeology and the Senses Yannis Hamilakis This book is an exciting new look at how archaeology has dealt with the bodily senses and offers an argument for how the discipline can offer a richer glimpse into the human sensory experience Yannis Hamilakis shows how, despite its intensely physical engagement with the material traces of the past, archaeology has mostly neglected multi sensory experience, instead prioriThis book is an exciting new look at how archaeology has dealt with the bodily senses and offers an argument for how the discipline can offer a richer glimpse into the human sensory experience Yannis Hamilakis shows how, despite its intensely physical engagement with the material traces of the past, archaeology has mostly neglected multi sensory experience, instead prioritizing isolated vision and relying on the Western hierarchy of the five senses In place of this limited view of experience, Hamilakis proposes a sensorial archaeology that can unearth the lost, suppressed, and forgotten sensory and affective modalities of humans Using Bronze Age Crete as a case study, Hamilakis shows how sensorial memory can help us rethink questions ranging from the production of ancestral heritage to large scale social change, and the cultural significance of monuments Tracing the emergence of palaces in Bronze Age Crete as a celebration of the long term, sensuous history and memory of their localities, Hamilakis points the way to reconstituting archaeology as a sensorial and affective multi temporal practice At the same time, he proposes a new framework on the interaction between bodily senses, things, and environments, which will be relevant to scholars in other fields.
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One thought on “Archaeology and the Senses

  1. Jade

    I thought the first three quarters were great, but it fell apart in his case studies where he failed to adequately demonstrate how his theoretical approach could be scientifically attached to the archaeological data.

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