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Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Archaeology.

The historical dimension of human phenomena, or the distinctive sociohistorical circumstances of a specific event or series of events. Theories ignoring this dimension are ahistorical.


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Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Media Studies.


At its most general this refers to the basic framework or form of society. Elements of a physical structure such as an artefact are often associated with function, hence...

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Wheeler, Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer

Jane McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Television; Radio. 2402 words.

Wheeler, Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer (1890–1976), archaeologist and broadcaster, was born on 10 September 1890 in Glasgow, the eldest of the three children and only son of (Robert) Mortimer...

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