Archaeology and Folklore

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Amy Gazin-Schwartz, Cornelius J. Holtorf
Taylor & Francis, Sep 2, 1999 - Social Science - 304 pages
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Archaeology and Folklore explores the complex relationship between the two disciplines to demonstrate what they might learn from each other.
This collection includes theoretical discussions and case studies drawn from Western Europe, the Mediterranean and North. They explore the differences between popular traditions relating to historic sites and archaeological interpretations of their history and meaning.

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JSTOR: Archaeology and Folklore
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Folklore of megaliths
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1999, "Apocalypse past/future: Archaeology and folklore, writ large." In Archaeology and Folklore , A. Gazin-Schwartz and C. Holtorf, eds. ... anth/ faculty/ denning.html

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foamy custard: an overview of folklore theory
(Augmented versions of the papers were published as Archaeology and Folklore (Gazin-Schwartz and Holtorf 1999).) In 2002 the Folklore Society's annual ... foamycustard/ fc003.htm

About the author (1999)

Amy Gazin-Schwartz is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Assumption College in Massachusetts and, with Olivia Lelong, co-director of the Strathnaver Province Archaeology Project in Scotland. She has interests in the archaeology of rural settlement and life and in the intersections between folklore and archaeology. She has done archaeological fieldwork on the island of Raasay, Scotland with the Association of Certificated Field Archaeologists, and in other parts of Great Britain and the northeastern US. She is co-editor (with Cornelius Holtorf) of Archaeology and Folklore (Routledge 1999)

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