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Contemporary archaeology in theory

Robert W. Preucel

Contemporary archaeology in theory

the new pragmatism

by Robert W. Preucel

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Chichester, U.K, Malden, Mass .
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Robert W. Preucel and Stephen A. Mrozowski
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCC173 .C66 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 637 p. :
Number of Pages637
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24409508M
ISBN 101405158328, 1405158530
ISBN 109781405158329, 9781405158534
LC Control Number2009054212
OCLC/WorldCa495597287

  4) Sounds like the book is all theory, huh? There is more than just media theory — although I admit, that because of the nature of the book, was not able to work too much of new empirical material there. However, one key thing that pops up in the book is the use of media archaeology as an artistic method. There is a whole chapter dedicated to. Braudel and North American Archaeology: An Example from the Northern Plains (Philip Duke, Fort Lewis College) The Power of Prestige: Competitive Generosity and the Emergence of Rank Societies in Lowland Mesoamerica (John E. Clark and Michael Blake, Brigham Young University and University of British Columbia)

Archaeological Method & Theory. Method, Excavation, & Survey Techniques value, social differentiation, and space. Archaeologies of Waste will interest archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and other readers intrigued by the potential of things, which were left behind, to shed light on social life. This is a must for scholars and.   List of Figures and Tables List of Contributors 1 Introduction: Contemporary Theoretical Debate in Archaeology Ian Hodder 2 Darwinian Cultural Evolution Stephen Shennan 3 Human Behavioral Ecology Douglas W. Bird and James F. O'Connell 4 Behavioral Archaeology Vincent M. LaMotta 5 Complex Systems and Archaeology Timothy A. Kohler 6 Towards a Cognitive Archaeology /5(52).

Book Description Adrian Praetzellis provides a brief, readable introduction to contemporary theoretical models used in archaeology for the undergraduate or beginning graduate student. He demystifies a dozen flavors of contemporary theory for the theory-phobic reader, providing a short history of each, its application in archaeology, and an. In order to come to a comprehensive understanding contemporary archaeology must take a global perspective. Archaeological finds often shed light on daily life, revealing survival conditions in the internment camps; the lives of people and their fighting and dying on battlefields and in trenches.


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