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An Archaeology of Palestine Mourning a Dream

Ghada Ziadeh-Seely

in Selective Remembrances

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print February 2008 | ISBN: 9780226450582
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226450643 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0012
An Archaeology of Palestine Mourning a Dream

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This chapter focuses on the unsuccessful attempt to create an archaeology that is relevant to the national struggle of Palestinians without compromising professional integrity. It explains that the idea of creating a homegrown Palestinian archaeology with a high level of professional training and vision was the brainchild of Albert Glock. This chapter also outlines the pragmatic steps necessary to create a credible Palestinian archaeology now that Palestinians are one step closer to realizing their dream of national sovereignty.

Keywords: archaeology; national struggle; Palestinian archaeology; Albert Glock; national sovereignty

Chapter.  8042 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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