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HiStories. On (Pre)Historical Multivocality in Archaeology.

Berg, Ingrid Kristina (2006)
Archaeology
Abstract
This thesis explores the concept of (pre)historical multivocality, i.e. the inclusion of past interpretations and past meanings of the archaeological site under investigation into the present day archaeological process. (Pre)historical multivocality is a flexible concept suitable for use on many archaeological sites and aims at eliminating some of the bias towards only including present-day voices in the concept of multivocality. Through interpretative essays based on archaeological material and oral and written sources, past voices are created and variations of meaning throughout history are heard at the Wari and Inca sites of Tenehaha and Collota in the Cotahuasi valley of Peru. By taking into consideration material from many different... (More)
This thesis explores the concept of (pre)historical multivocality, i.e. the inclusion of past interpretations and past meanings of the archaeological site under investigation into the present day archaeological process. (Pre)historical multivocality is a flexible concept suitable for use on many archaeological sites and aims at eliminating some of the bias towards only including present-day voices in the concept of multivocality. Through interpretative essays based on archaeological material and oral and written sources, past voices are created and variations of meaning throughout history are heard at the Wari and Inca sites of Tenehaha and Collota in the Cotahuasi valley of Peru. By taking into consideration material from many different time periods, a clear discontinuity of meanings can be found. (Less)
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author
Berg, Ingrid Kristina
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Post-processual archaeology, Multivocality, Interpretative essays, Peru, Wari, Inca, Archaeology, Arkeologi
language
English
id
1326515
date added to LUP
2006-12-14
date last changed
2006-12-14
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  abstract     = {This thesis explores the concept of (pre)historical multivocality, i.e. the inclusion of past interpretations and past meanings of the archaeological site under investigation into the present day archaeological process. (Pre)historical multivocality is a flexible concept suitable for use on many archaeological sites and aims at eliminating some of the bias towards only including present-day voices in the concept of multivocality. Through interpretative essays based on archaeological material and oral and written sources, past voices are created and variations of meaning throughout history are heard at the Wari and Inca sites of Tenehaha and Collota in the Cotahuasi valley of Peru. By taking into consideration material from many different time periods, a clear discontinuity of meanings can be found.},
  author       = {Berg, Ingrid Kristina},
  keyword      = {Post-processual archaeology,Multivocality,Interpretative essays,Peru,Wari,Inca,Archaeology,Arkeologi},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {HiStories. On (Pre)Historical Multivocality in Archaeology.},
  year         = {2006},
}