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Displaying Domination: Spoils, War Commemoratives, and Competition

Steven H. Rutledge

in Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how imperial domination by the ruling elite influenced the appearance of the city. The elite used cultural objects both to maintain and perpetuate their control over not merely ... More


The Monster and the Map

Steven H. Rutledge

in Ancient Rome as a Museum: Power, Identity, and the Culture of Collecting

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199573233
eISBN:
9780191804441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199573233.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines how the natural world was exhibited as a symbolic form of domination by the city. Such display inadvertently served as an ambiguous reflection on the (sometimes monstrous) ... More


Commentary: Subaltern Archaeologies

Peter van Dommelen

in Rethinking Colonial Pasts through Archaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199696697
eISBN:
9780191804878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199696697.003.0022
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the notion of subaltern archaeologies and the use of material culture for studying the colonised. It considers the implications of oppression and domination for the lives and ... More


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