TRAC 2007: Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference, London 2007 [Paperback]

Corisande Fenwick (Author); Meredith Wiggins (Author); Dave Wythe (Editor)

ISBN: 9781842173220 | Published by: Oxbow Books | Series: TRAC | Year of Publication: 2008 | Language: English 162p, H242 x W170 (mm) b/w illus

TRAC 2007


A selection of papers from the seventeenth Theoretical Roman Archaeology conference 2007, held at University College London. Sessions included Developing Identity in Roman Studies?; The archaeology of ethnic conflict: Race, equality and power in the Roman world; Roman Archaeologies in Context; The Archaeological Potential of Londinium and Experiencing the Sacred.

Table of Contents

The Use of Prehistoric Ritual and Funerary Sites in Roman Spain: Discussing Tradition, Memory and Identity in Roman Society (Leonardo García Sanjuán, Pablo Garrido González and Fernando Lozano Gómez)
A critical approach to the concept of resistance: new ‘traditional’ rituals and objects in funerary contexts of Roman Baetica (Alicia Jiménez)
Searching for identity in Italian Landscapes (Martin Sterry)
Identity in the Frontier: Theory and Multiple Community Interfacing (Rob Collins)
Ethnicity and Conflict in the Roman Conquest of Spain (Lyra Monteiro)
Roman archaeology in an epoch of neoliberalism and imperialist war (Neil Faulkner)
Archaeology and the search for authenticity: Colonialist, Nationalist, and Berberist visions of an Algerian past (Corisande Fenwick)
Typological Studies of Ancient Roman Theatre Architecture in the Context of the Old and New Europe: The Tree vs. the Rhizome Model (Zeynep Aktüre)
Power, Architecture and Community in the Distribution of Honorary Statues in Roman Public Space (Francesco Trifiló)
Charon’s Obols? A case study in the role of coins in Roman Burial Ritual (Lisa Brown)
Developing the ‘Germani’ in Roman Studies (Cheryl Clay)
Humour In Roman Archaeology (Ben Croxford)

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