Archaeology in Fiction

Archaeology in Fiction By Scott C. Viguié, Archaeology in Fiction Popular fiction is filled with images of archaeologists as daring adventurers who constantly risk life and limb in the pursuit of fabulous antiquities of immense historical and monetary value There ar
  • Title: Archaeology in Fiction
  • Author: Scott C. Viguié
  • ISBN: 9780615819785
  • Page: 382
  • Format: Paperback
  • Archaeology in Fiction By Scott C. Viguié, Popular fiction is filled with images of archaeologists as daring adventurers who constantly risk life and limb in the pursuit of fabulous antiquities of immense historical and monetary value There are evil villains, great romances, and unknown perils lurking around every corner That s the view many people have of archaeology What is the truth, though, behind the myth aPopular fiction is filled with images of archaeologists as daring adventurers who constantly risk life and limb in the pursuit of fabulous antiquities of immense historical and monetary value There are evil villains, great romances, and unknown perils lurking around every corner That s the view many people have of archaeology What is the truth, though, behind the myth and why have the myths persisted for so long In this book you ll explore The fictions surrounding archeology Why we as people love and perpetuate those fictions What the truth behind the fiction really is Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction Come along and explore both.
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    1. Scott C. Viguié

      Dr Scott Vigui holds two doctorate degrees and is an archaeologist and an attorney who has done extensive research on myths and their impact on modern archaeology and storytelling He is routinely a guest at various science fiction and fantasy conventions, where he contrasts the depiction of archaeology in fiction with reality He is the creator of Dr Geek s Laboratory of Applied Geekdom, The Science From Fiction Podcast where the audience is brought closer to those who are attempting to bring about the world of tomorrow.

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    1. If you re a fan of Indiana Jones and Daniel Jackson, this book won t leave you unsatisfied While it isn t and isn t meant to be a definitive scholarly look at what archaeology is all about, the facts are well documented and you ll certainly learn something about what archaeology has accomplished over the centuries and how archaeologists go about their work One item that I had not encountered before was the discovery of peoples in the Caucasus who place sheep s fleeces in streams to capture gold [...]


    2. I attended this author s presentation at Dragon Con in Atlanta a few years back He gave a good presentation on a topic similar to the book s subject I bought his book right after seeing him and it took me a year to get through it, even though it is a slim book I marked it s ok because really, it s just ok not horrible.The book reads a lot like a thesis paper Another reviewer said she enjoyed his excerpts from a fake journal from what I presume is an upcoming fiction work of the author s I did no [...]



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