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Incidental archaeologists : French officers and the rediscovery of Roman North Africa / Bonnie Effros.

Author/creator Effros, Bonnie, 1965- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018.
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxiii, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Knowing and controlling : early archaeological exploration in the Algerian colony -- Envisioning the future : French generals' use of ancient Rome in the 1840s -- The view from ancient Lambaesis -- Institutionalizing Algerian archaeology -- Cartography and field archaeology during the Second Empire -- Epilogue : classical archaeology in Algeria after 1870.
Abstract "From 1830, the Roman ruins of North Africa intrigued invading French military officers and became key to the colonial narrative justifying French settlement of North Africa"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Effros, Bonnie, 1965- Incidental archaeologists. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2018 9781501718533
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2017048068
ISBN9781501702105 (hardcover)
ISBN1501702106 (hardcover)

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Joyner General Stacks CC101 .A4 E34 2018 ✔ Available Place Hold

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