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The nation and its ruins [ Ouvrage] : antiquity, archaeology, and national imagination in Greece / Yannis Hamilakis

Publication : New York : Oxford University press, 2007 Description : 1 vol. (XXII-352 p.) : ill. ; 22 cmCollection : Classical presencesISBN : 9780199230389 ; 9780199572908 ; 0199230382.Langue : Anglais. Auteur principal: Hamilakis, Yannis (1966-....) Résumé : This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. Yannis Hamilakis covers a diverse range of topics, including the role of antiquities in the foundation of the Greek state in the nineteenth century, the Elgin marbles controversy, the role of archaeology under dictatorial regimes, the use of antiquities in the detention camps of the Greek civil war, and the discovery of the so-called tomb of Philip of Macedonia. (Source : éditeur).Sujets:regard sur l'Antiquité -- idéologie -- nationalisme Chrono: époque contemporaine Lieux: Grèce Mots libres: Manolis Andronikos . URL: Table des matières et extraits
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Bibliogr. p. [303]-338. Notes bibliogr. Index

This innovative, extensively illustrated study examines how classical antiquities and archaeology contributed significantly to the production of the modern Greek nation and its national imagination. It also shows how, in return, national imagination has created and shaped classical antiquities and archaeological practice from the nineteenth century to the present. Yannis Hamilakis covers a diverse range of topics, including the role of antiquities in the foundation of the Greek state in the nineteenth century, the Elgin marbles controversy, the role of archaeology under dictatorial regimes, the use of antiquities in the detention camps of the Greek civil war, and the discovery of the so-called tomb of Philip of Macedonia.
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