Readership: For scholars of medieval archaeology, French Merovingian archaeology, ancient history, history of art, and modern European history.
Bonnie Effros, Professor of History, Rothman Chair and Director, Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, University of Florida
Bonnie Effros is Professor of History and the Rothman Chair and Director of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere at the University of Florida, where she has taught since 2009. She is the author of the books Caring for Body and Soul: Burial and the Afterlife in the Merovingian World (2002), Merovingian Mortuary Archaeology and the Making of the Middle Ages (2003), and Creating Community with Food and Drink in Merovingian Gaul (2002).
List of Figures
Part One. Archaeological Research in Nineteenth—Century France
2: Centralizing Archaeological Research in Nineteenth—Century France
3: Learned Societies and Archaeological Research in France
Part Two. The Politics of Merovingian Archaeology
4: Developing Approaches to Merovingian Archaeology
5: The Politics of Merovingian—Period Finds
6: Institutionalizing the Amateur s Craft
7: Archaeological Museums, Merovingian Antiquities, and their Audiences
8: Public Reception of Merovingian-Period Finds