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Archaeology as a Process : Processualism and Its Progeny

Archaeology as a Process : Processualism and Its Progeny - 05 edition

Archaeology as a Process : Processualism and Its Progeny - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780874809077

ISBN10: 087480907X

Archaeology as a Process : Processualism and Its Progeny by Michael J. O
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Published:
International: No
Archaeology as a Process : Processualism and Its Progeny by Michael J. O

ISBN13: 9780874809077

ISBN10: 087480907X


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Summary

Archaeology as a Process traces the intellectual history of Americanist archaeology in terms of the research groups that were at the forefront of these various approaches, concentrating as much on the archaeologists as it does on method and theory, thus setting it apart from other treatments published in the last fifteen years.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 The "old" archaeology
2 A new perspective in arch(a)eology
3 The first processualist case studies
4 Making archaeology explicitly scientific
5 Science or history?
6 Fortunes to be made (and lost)
7 Home on the middle range
8 Fall from grace
9 Tribal encounters