People Without History

McIntosh, Roderick J.; McIntosh, Susan Keech; Togola, Téréba
January 1989
Archaeology;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p74
Examines the impact of efforts by Third World countries to reclaim their artifacts on archaeology in the 21st century. Archaeologists' concerns about hidden political and ideological agendas in the past; Third World archaeologists' rejection of Western concepts and models that relegate their own past to inferior status; Issue of the repatriation of antiquities; Disagreements between Western and non-Western archaeologists over scientific finds considered sacred by non-Westerners.


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