Pause and Reflect 4

Pause and Reflect 4:

Archaeology is often seen as an 'ivory-tower' discipline, remote from the constraints of the contemporary world. How true do you think this is of the archaeology of Crete? How does Crete compare to the archaeologies of other parts of the world?

Read Renfrew and Bahn, Archaeology, Chapter 14 'Whose past? Archaeology and the public', and write down your thoughts. Please also paste your answer into the Discussion Forum.