A Russian Perspective on Theoretical Archaeology: The Life by Stephen Leach

By Stephen Leach

either the paintings and the lifetime of Leo S. Klejn, Russia’s best archaeological theorist, stay regularly unrecognized by means of Western students. previously. 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 booklet details-Klejn’s varied paintings on ethnogenesis, migration, Homeric stories, pagan Slavic faith, homosexuality, and the heritage of archaeology;-his lifestyles demanding situations as a Russian Jewish student, jailed for homosexuality by means of the KGB and for his demanding situations to Marxist dogma;-his key contributions to theoretical archaeology and, particularly, Klejn’s comparisons among archaeologists and forensic scientists.

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