By Lynn Meskell
Archaeology lower than Fire addresses archaeology's function in present political matters, no matter if it's the ethnic detoxing within the Balkans, the department of Cyprus, or the continuing destruction of Beirut
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In Cyprus, independence might 22 The cultural heritage of Cyprus better be categorised as a sociopolitical formation that attempted to negotiate the ideological and material structures of power established under British imperialism. According to its new constitution, Cyprus was forbidden to pursue either union or partition. Cyprus’ territorial integrity, the basic articles of the constitution and its independence, were guaranteed by Britain, Greece and Turkey, each of which reserved the right to take separate action to restore the status quo in case of a breach.
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Archaeology Under Fire: Nationalism, Politics and Heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East by Lynn Meskell