Imperialism and Archaeology

  title={Imperialism and Archaeology},
  author={A. Gidtri},
  journal={Race \& Class},
  pages={431 - 459}
  • A. Gidtri
  • Published 1 April 1974
  • History
  • Race & Class
on art, antiquarianism and academic archaeology, were the Tutankhamun exhibition from the Arab Republic of Egypt and the exhibition of cultural relics from the People’s Republic of China. The thousands who queued for hours to see the Egyptian exhibition could not have forgotten that it was Britain and France, together with the Israelis, who less than twenty years ago launched the Suez invasion, a major act of international terrorism. They may even have recalled that it was as recently as 1967… Expand
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