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By Rodney Harrison

After Modernity summarizes archaeological methods to the modern earlier, and indicates a brand new time table for the archaeology of overdue sleek societies. The crucial concentration is the archaeology of built, de-industrialized societies through the moment 1/2 the 20 th century and the start of the twenty-first. this era encompasses the tip of the chilly warfare and the start of the 'internet age', a interval which sits firmly inside what we'd realize to be a interval of 'lived and residing memory'. Rodney Harrison and John Schofield discover how archaeology can tell the examine of this period of time and the research of our personal society via unique case reviews and an in-depth precis of the prevailing literature. After Modernity attracts jointly cross-disciplinary views on modern fabric tradition reports, and develops a brand new schedule for the learn of the materiality of past due smooth societies.

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