By John Griffiths Pedley
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As James Gibb suggests in the following chapter, we need to be aware of the distinctions between historical ¤ction and interpretive historical ¤ction. You are reading copyrighted material published by the University of Alabama Press. S. Copyright law is illegal and injures the author and publisher. For permission to reuse this work, contact the University of Alabama Press. Interpretive Narrative Archaeology / 23 Carnes has also addressed the dynamic difference between historical ¤ction and historical narrative, noting that the ¤ctive account allows translation of events of the past in a way that may speak more powerfully to our needs and concerns in the present than facts alone may be able.