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Guns and Roses: Ritualism, Time Capsules, and the Massachusetts Agricultural College

MICHAEL S. NASSANEY, UZI BARAM, JAMES C. GARMAN, and MICHAEL F. MILEWSKI

in Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034225
eISBN:
9780813039602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034225.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The collective effort in the recovery of a time capsule at the University of Massachusetts galvanized the fascination with time capsule creators and their intentions. The discovery raises a series of ... More


The Art of Archiving

Gabriella Giannachi

in Archive Everything: Mapping the Everyday

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035293
eISBN:
9780262335416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035293.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This Chapter explores how archival methodologies have been used, especially after the 1930s, to generate environmental or process-led artworks and how art has influenced our understanding of what ... More


Coda

Beryl Pong

in British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The coda briefly recapitulates the central concerns of this book by discussing Second World Wartime in relation to the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing from Ernst Bloch’s conception of time as a river, and ... More


British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Beryl Pong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

What happens to the concept of wartime in the 1940s? For the Duration excavates British late modernism’s relationship to war in terms of chronophobia: a joint fear of the past and future. Coloured by ... More


Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, 1819-1919

Nick Yablon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226946634
eISBN:
9780226946658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226946658.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

American ruins have become increasingly prominent, whether in discussions of “urban blight” and home foreclosures, in commemorations of 9/11, or in post-apocalyptic movies. This book argues that the ... More


Graven Images

Timothy Alborn

in All That Glittered: Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190603519
eISBN:
9780190603540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603519.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Issues of status and class appeared with new twists when gold took the form of ancient coins and modern medals. The discovery of buried gold often pitted working-class finders, whose rational ... More


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