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Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities

Paul R. Mullins

Abstract

Revolting Things: An Archaeology of Shameful Histories and Repulsive Realities examines a host of material things that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us. The book is a study of the contemporary world and its recent dark history that wrestles with how and why certain material things provoke strong and predominately negative feelings that are firmly rooted in contemporary political concerns. This book interrogates the physical and emotional experience of abhorrent things ranging from Confederate heritage to landscapes of racial violence and confirms the emotional, physi ... More

Keywords: dark history, archaeology, material culture, racial violence, Confederate heritage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066714
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066714.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul R. Mullins, author
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis