From archaeology to spectacle in Victorian Britain : the case of Assyria, 1845-1854

Malley, Shawn, 1967-

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

  • Creator Shawn Malley
  • Format Books
  • Publication Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2012] ©2012
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781409426899, 1409426890, 9781409426905, 1409426904
  • OCLC ocn751922119

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [179]-193) and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: Opening the Layard Box -- Layard Enterprise : An Archaeology of Informal Imperialism -- Re-membering Assyria : The Case of the Bull and Lion -- Theatre/Archaeology : Sardanapalus, 1853 -- In the Shadow of the Bull : Archaeology, War, Entropy -- Precession of the Bull : Simulated Assyria -- Conclusion: Digging up the Future : Assyria in Science Fiction
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