By Daniel Michon
This ebook explores the ways that prior cultures were used to form colonial and postcolonial cultural identities. It presents a theoretical framework to appreciate those strategies, and gives illustrative case experiences during which the employer of old peoples, instead of the needs of antiquarians and archaeologists, is delivered to the fore.
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Archaeology and Religion in Early Northwest India: History, Theory, Practice (Archaeology and Religion in South Asia) by Daniel Michon