Essays about: "Archaeology"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 199 essays containing the word Archaeology.

  1. 16. Hounds of Hel: an osteological investigation of dog skeletons in Vendel Period–Viking Age inhumations at Valsgärde cemetery, Sweden.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Christopher Nichols; [2018]
    Keywords : dog; zooarchaeology; osteology; funerary archaeology; boat burial; Scandinavia; Vendel Period; Viking Age;

    Abstract : The cemetery of Valsgärde, Sweden contains 92 human graves dating from the 3rdc. BCE to the 11thc. CE, the majority and most elaborate of which date to the Vendel and Viking Ages (approximately 500-1100 CE). This total consists of 15 unburnt boat graves, 15 inhumation and chamber graves, and 62 cremations. READ MORE

  2. 17. Representing the Western Balkans, Post-war Understandings : A discourse analysis of contemporary representations of Bosnia, Serbia and Croatia in UK press media

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : James Boyd; [2018]
    Keywords : Representation; Balkans; Western Balkans; balkanism; media analysis; European Studies; Social Sciences; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : During the war in Bosnia in the 1990s, and the Wars of Yugoslav Succession more widely, ‘balkanist’ views, which hold the people of the Balkans as backwards and violent, were widespread in debates in the UK. Using theories of ‘balkanism’ as developed by scholars such as Maria Todorova, Andrew Hammond, and Lene Hansen this thesis explores how the countries heavily involved in the Bosnian War–Serbia, Bosnia and Croatia–are represented in the UK press media in a postwar context between 2011 and 2018, and how these representations are used in arguments about the position of these countries in relation to Europe and the EU. READ MORE

  3. 18. The Swedish system of Contract Archaeology

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Arkeologi

    Author : Linda Wigert; [2018]
    Keywords : Archaeology; contract archaeology; rescue archaeology; salvage archaeology; commercial archaeology; development-led archaeology; County Administrative Board; Swedish archaeology; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : This thesis presents an analysis over current opinions towards the Swedish system of contract archaeology. The opinions were gathered through an online poll from the three main actors of the system: Developers, the County Administrative Board and Contract Archaeologists. READ MORE

  4. 19. Doing and undoing gender in Lithuanian media representations of alcoholism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Ingrida Kaulinyte; [2018]
    Keywords : Media; Gender perspective; Lithuania; Alcoholism; Qualitative content analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis; Doing gender; Undoing gender; Butler; Bogren; Codependency; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : Uppsatsens syfte är att analysera hur genus kan göras och ogöras med fokus på kvinnor i relation med alkoholiserade män samt hur det avspeglar och påverkar marginalisering i det litauiska samhället. Undersökningen är avgränsad till en tidsperiod oktober 2016 och oktober 2018 och fokuserar på Litauen. READ MORE

  5. 20. Från läkarens egna minnesanteckningar till vårdapparatens kommunikationsmedium Den svenska hälso- och sjukvårdens byråkratisering mellan åren 1900 och 1986 – patientinformation mellan individ och system

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för idé- och lärdomshistoria

    Author : Klara Müller; [2018]
    Keywords : healthcare; medical records; medical secretary; bureaucracy; bureaucratization; media history; the history of ideas; information history; sjukvård; patientjournaler; läkarsekreterare; byråkrati; byråkratisering; mediehistoria; idéhistoria; informationshistoria; History and Archaeology;

    Abstract : The focus in this thesis is on how medical patient records have developed and changed due to the modernization processes in the Swedish health care system during the period 1900– 1986. The processes are followed and analyzed by the written means of communication in use. READ MORE