Material connections: mobility, materiality and Mediterranean identities

Knapp, A.B. and van Dommelen, P. (2010) Material connections: mobility, materiality and Mediterranean identities. In: van Dommelen, P. and Knapp, A.B. (eds.) Material Connections in the Ancient Mediterranean: Mobility, Materiality and Mediterranean Identities. Routledge: London, UK, pp. 1-18. ISBN 9780415586689

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Abstract

The movement of people and objects has always stood at the heart of endeavours to understand the course and processes of human history. In the Mediterranean, evidence of such movements is particularly abundant, and issues like colonialism, migration and exchange have played prominent roles in archaeological, historical and anthropological discussions. Moreover, because migration and colonisation processes have linked the Mediterranean to temperate Europe in both the distant and recent past, the region occupies a critical place in the formulation of modern European identities.

Item Type:Book Sections (Introduction)
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Knapp, Professor A Bernard and van Dommelen, Prof Peter
Authors: Knapp, A.B., and van Dommelen, P.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Archaeology
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9780415586689
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
481641Material Connections: Materiality, Colonialism and Mediterranean IdentitiesPeter van DommelenArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/G00109X/1Archaeology