Just past? : the making of Israeli archaeology / Raz Kletter.
By: Kletter, RazPublisher: London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox, 2006.Description: xix, 362 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1845530853 (hb)Subject(s): Israel. Rashut ha-ʻatiḳot -- Officials and employees | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Political aspects -- Israel | Archaeologists -- Israel | Israel -- Antiquities -- Political aspects | Israel -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 933/.072/05694 LOC classification: DS111 | .K57 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-343) and indexes.
Archaeology and the 1948 war -- Abandoned places, new places -- Foreign aid -- Frozen funds -- A battalion of guards -- Relief work -- Man robs his land : "agreement" with General Dayan -- "Gold of Ophir for Beth-Horon" : 3,000 shekels -- The building beyond the border : the PAM, 1948-67 -- A building of dreams : a home for the IDAM and the origins of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem -- A dead man on the council : the story of the supreme archaeological body in Israel -- "But trust comes from the heart" : travels with the Government Tourist Corporation -- "Whether in a courtyard of a synagogue, in a courtyard adjacent to a synagogue, or under a synagogue" : the Safad affair -- The policy of salvage and early Israeli excavations -- Myths and conclusions.