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Slagfälten: slagfältsarkeologins möjligheter och begränsningar
Gotland University, School of Culture, Energy and Environment.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
The Battlefields : Possibilities and Limitations of Battlefield archaeology (English)
Abstract [en]

This paper explores the theoretical and practical uses and limitations of battle-field archaeology. The author aims to paint a big picture of the subject of exca-vating, understanding and theorising about historical battlefields done every day by archaeologists. Its approach places much weight on a quantity of examples rather than exploring specific excavations in every detail, in an effort to give the reader an understanding about how battlefield archaeology works. It stresses the need for battlefield archaeology as a way of obtaining and securing impor-tant archaeological and historical information before it is lost to science. The author tries to evaluate the subject in a critical and pragmatic fashion in order to establish a clear understanding about the facts of battlefield archaeology.

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2011. , 27 p.
Keyword [en]
Battlefield Archaeology, uses, limitations, European, theoretical, in-terpretations, understanding, methods, history
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Archaeology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hgo:diva-1069OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hgo-1069DiVA: diva2:436907
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Archaeology
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Humanities, Theology
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Available from: 2011-08-26 Created: 2011-08-25 Last updated: 2013-07-01Bibliographically approved

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