By Rodney Harrison

After Modernity summarizes archaeological methods to the modern prior, and indicates a brand new time table for the archaeology of overdue sleek societies. The imperative concentration is the archaeology of built, de-industrialized societies in the course of the moment 1/2 the 20th century and the start of the twenty-first. this era encompasses the top of the chilly conflict and the start of the 'internet age', a interval which sits firmly inside of what we'd realize to be a interval of 'lived and dwelling memory'. Rodney Harrison and John Schofield discover how archaeology can tell the examine of this period of time and the research of our personal society via specified case reviews and an in-depth precis of the present literature. After Modernity attracts jointly cross-disciplinary views on modern fabric tradition reviews, and develops a brand new time table for the examine of the materiality of past due glossy societies.

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