Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts
EDITED BY PHILIP L. KOHL, MARA KOZELSKY, AND NACHMAN BEN-YEHUDA
The University of Chicago Press
Chicago and London
P H I L I P L . K O H L is professor of anthropology and the Kathryn W. Davis Professor of Slavic Studies at Wellesley College and theauthor of Central Asia: Paleolithic Beginnings to the Iron Age and The Making of Bronze Age Eurasia. M A R A K O Z E L S K Y is assistant professor of history at the University of South Alabama. N A C H M A N B E N - Y E H U D A is professor of sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the author of Deviance and Moral Boundaries: Witchcraft, the Occult, Science Fiction, Deviant Sciencesand Scientists, published by the University of Chicago Press, and Sacriﬁcing Truth: Archaeology and the Myth of Masada. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago 60637 The University of Chicago Press, Ltd., London © 2007 by The University of Chicago All rights reserved. Published 2007 Printed in the United States of America 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 09 08 07 ISBN-13: 978-0-226-45058-2 (cloth) ISBN-13:978-0-226-45059-9 (paper) ISBN-10: 0-226-45058-9 (cloth) ISBN-10: 0-226-45059-7 (paper) Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Selective remembrances : archaeology in the construction, commemoration, and consecration of national pasts / edited by Philip L. Kohl, Mara Kozelsky, and Nachman Ben-Yehuda. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-226-45058-2 (cloth: alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-226-45058-9 (cloth : alk. paper) ISBN-13: 978-0-226-45059-9 (pbk : alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-226-45059-7 (pbk : alk. paper) 1. Archaeology— Political aspects—Case studies. 2. Archaeology and state—Case studies. 3. Nationalism—Case studies. 4. Historiography—Political aspects— Case studies. 5. Memory—Political aspects—Case studies. I. Kohl, Philip L., 1946– II. Kozelsky,Mara. III. Ben-Yehuda, Nachman. CC135.S45 2008 930.1—dc22
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This volume is dedicated to the memory of Zaal Kikodze. His entire life was devoted to thepromotion of intercultural understanding and the resolution of ethnic and national conﬂicts. Zaliko distinguished justiﬁable national pride from xenophobic chauvinism. He recognized our interdependence on one another and our participation in an intricately interconnected past and shared future.
Introduction Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, andConsecration of National Pasts
PHILIP L. KOHL, MARA KOZELSKY, AND NACHMAN BEN-YEHUDA
Part One: Russia and Eastern Europe
Russian Response Archaeology, Russian Nationalism, and the “Arctic Homeland”
VICTOR A. SHNIRELMAN
The Challenges of Church Archaeology in Post-Soviet Crimea 71
The Writing of Caucasian Albania Facts and Falsiﬁcations
Archaeology and Nationalism in The History of the Romanians 127
GHEORGHE ALEXANDRU NICULESCU
Part Two: The Near East
The Rise of the Hittite Sun A Deconstruction of Western Civilization from the Margin
The Sense of Belonging The Politics of Archaeology in Modern Iraq
MAGNUS T. BERNHARDSSON
The Name Game The Persian Gulf,Archaeologists, and the Politics of Arab-Iranian Relations
Part Three: Israel/Palestine
Excavating Masada The Politics-Archaeology Connection at Work
Recovering Authenticity West-Bank Settlers and the Second Stage of National Archaeology
Appropriating the Past Heritage, Tourism, and Archaeology in...
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