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By Rodney Harrison,John Schofield

This booklet summarizes archaeological techniques to the modern prior, and indicates a brand new schedule for the archaeology of overdue smooth societies. The valuable concentration is the archaeology of constructed, de-industrialized societies in the course of the moment 1/2 the 20 th century and the start of the twenty-first. this era encompasses the top of the chilly battle and the start of the 'internet age', a interval which sits firmly inside of what we might realize to be a
period of 'lived and residing memory'. Rodney Harrison and John Schofield discover how archaeology can tell the research of this period of time and the examine of our personal society via targeted case stories and an in-depth precis of the prevailing literature. Their publication attracts jointly cross-disciplinary
perspectives on modern fabric tradition stories, and develops a brand new schedule for the examine of the materiality of overdue glossy societies.

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