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Centralitet, centralort och centralplats : diskursens förgreningar

Wienberg, Jes LU (2020) In META Historiskarkeologisk tidskrift 2020. p.139-165
Abstract
Centrality, Central Location and Central Place – the branching of the discourse
This article is an investigation into two central Swedish concepts in the study of landscapes and urbanization, namely central location (“centralort”) and central place (“centralplats”). The travel of these concepts is followed within geography, history and archaeology, from the 1930s and 40s of Germany to the study of medieval urbanization in Sweden in the 1970s and by way of United Kingdom from the 1960s to the study of Iron Age settlements in Southern Scandinavia in the 1990s. The concepts are located within their theoretical and political context, as also critique and present day attempts to escape the concept of a hierarchical centrality is discussed.... (More)
Centrality, Central Location and Central Place – the branching of the discourse
This article is an investigation into two central Swedish concepts in the study of landscapes and urbanization, namely central location (“centralort”) and central place (“centralplats”). The travel of these concepts is followed within geography, history and archaeology, from the 1930s and 40s of Germany to the study of medieval urbanization in Sweden in the 1970s and by way of United Kingdom from the 1960s to the study of Iron Age settlements in Southern Scandinavia in the 1990s. The concepts are located within their theoretical and political context, as also critique and present day attempts to escape the concept of a hierarchical centrality is discussed. Finally, it is put forward, that the current trend of “High Definition Archaeology” is supplemented with more “Low Definition Archaeology” using the Big Data from contract archaeology and detector finds creating a more a differentiated total overview of settlements.
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  author       = {Wienberg, Jes},
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  language     = {swe},
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  series       = {META Historiskarkeologisk tidskrift},
  title        = {Centralitet, centralort och centralplats : diskursens förgreningar},
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  volume       = {2020},
  year         = {2020},
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