Something about children
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Original versionLillehammer, G. (2008) Something about children. In Dommasnes, L.H and Wrigglesworth, Melanie (Eds.), Children, identity and the past. Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
The paper deals with the epistemological background of archaeology's conceptualisation of children's identities in the past. In the advancement of child archaeology there is something about children that catches the eye of the archaeologist, and something that evades it, which concerns the formation and interpretation of the archaeological data material. This paper focuses on the understanding of central concepts, which form a theoretical bridge to the study and mediation of childhood and children in the past. Multi-cultural and interdisciplinary research based on a common epistemology is required in order to advance the subject further on the academic scene.
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