New PDF release: A Russian Perspective on Theoretical Archaeology: The Life

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By Stephen Leach

ISBN-10: 1629581380

ISBN-13: 9781629581385

either the paintings and the lifetime of Leo S. Klejn, Russia’s superior archaeological theorist, stay normally unrecognized via Western students. in the past. during this biography and precis of his paintings, Stephen Leach outlines Klejn’s wide-ranging theoretical contributions at the position and nature of archaeology. The publication details-Klejn’s assorted paintings on ethnogenesis, migration, Homeric experiences, pagan Slavic faith, homosexuality, and the historical past of archaeology;-his lifestyles demanding situations as a Russian Jewish pupil, jailed for homosexuality by way of the KGB and for his demanding situations to Marxist dogma;-his key contributions to theoretical archaeology and, specifically, Klejn’s comparisons among archaeologists and forensic scientists.

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