Wednesday, July 26, 2006

New Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing

Here's an article about a new release from Oxford University Press, From Stonehenge to Samarkand: An Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing (Hardcover) by Brian Fagan, which includes references to Rapa Nui.

Writers on Ruins: An "Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing"
Posted by Jim Benning
World Hum

Brian Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara ... reflects on how archaeological travel has changed over the years, and not always for the better ... But plenty of other ruins “still intoxicate” him ... including ... the brooding moiae of Easter Island, massive ancestral statues that ring the coast ...

here to read the full post.

Click here to read a weblog posted by Brian Fagan about compiling and publishing this anthology.

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