Archaeological Theory In The New Millennium

Author: Oliver J. T. Harris
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317497449
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Bringing together different strands of global archaeological theory and placing them in dialogue, the book explores the similarities and differences between different contemporary trends in theory while also highlighting potential strengths ...

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Rock Art Studies News Of The World Volume 3

Author: Natalie R. Franklin
Publisher: Oxbow Books
ISBN: 1782975888
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Introduction. This article tries to present the most important developments within
rock art research in northernmost Europe during the first five years of the new
millennium. During this time span more than 500 articles, reports, debates,
monographs, anthologies and PhD dissertations have ... Randsborg's work on
the Kivik cairn has led to an insight that it is worthwhile to spend time in archives
and to revisit various archaeological sites and finds with different theoretical

New Developments In Italian Landscape Archaeology

Author: P. A. J. Attema
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Limited
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Theory and Methodology of Field Survey, Land Evaluation and Landscape
Perception, Pottery Production and Distribution P. A. J. Attema, Rijksuniversiteit te
Groningen. Bintliff, J.L. ... the Pond: Perspectives on Current Archaeological
Survey Projects in the Mediterranean Region, in: D.R. Keller & D.W. Rupp (eds),
Archaeological Survey in the Mediterranean Area, Oxford: British Archaeological
Reports: 375-416. Dietz, S., L. ... Greene, K. 1995, Archaeology: An Introduction.
London: ...

New Perspectives On The First Americans

Author: Bradley Thomas Lepper
Publisher: Center for the Study of the First
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They differ widely in theoretical orientation, methodological approach, and
regional focus. What unites them is a commitment to look in new ways at the
sometimes meager, but nearly always cryptic, data of late-Pleistocene American
archaeology. Our justification for drawing these papers together in a single
volume is not that they offer a state-of-the-art, comprehensive overview of
Paleoamerican archaeology at the dawn of this new millennium — they do not.
But they do reflect ...

Social Complexity In Prehistoric Eurasia

Author: Bryan K. Hanks
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521517125
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Introduction. Reconsidering. Steppe. Social. Complexity. within. World. Prehistory
together a collection of essays that focuses specifically on themes connected with
the analysis of social com— plexity in the third to first millennium BCE in the
Eurasian steppe. This dialogue stems from a symposium held at the University of
Pittsburgh in February 2006 that sought to evaluate current trends and to deter—
mine new ...

Contributi E Materiali Di Archeologia Orientale

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The aim of this work is to report the status of research and the current
perspectives on the Early Bronze Age IV (2350-1950 B.C. ca.) ... only partially:
several sections will discuss particular aspects of the theoretical debate, in order
to yield better insights into the different "schools of thought" that have pervaded
the last 30 years of scholarship on the end of the third millennium B.C. in the
Southern Levant.

New Scientist

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Unlike other similar books, however, it does not seek to add to the raft of new
ideas and perspectives, but rather to assess the status of recent thinking and to
explain how and why archaeological theory has developed in the way that it has.
For the past hundred ... Archaeology's current concern with theory arose during
the 1960s and 1970s as a result of attempts by proponents of the "New
Archaeology", often called processual archaeology, to bring scientific rigour to
the discipline.

Expanding Archaeology

Author: James M. Skibo
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Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. Kohl, P. 1978 The Balance of
Trade in Southwestern Asia in the Mid-Third Millennium B.C. Current
Anthropology 19: 463-92. 1993 Limits to a Post-Processual Archaeology (or, The
Dangers of a New Scholasticism) In Archaeological Theory: Who Sets the
Agenda!1 edited by N. Yoffee and A. Sherrat, pp. 13-19. Cambridge University ...
American Anthropological Association, Washington, D.C. 1989 Introduction. In
Archaeological Thought ...

Abstracts Of The Annual Meeting

Author: American Anthropological Association
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Finally, addressing these questions should also help us explore new ways of
presenting life narrative in a broader range of ethnographic modalities.
Participants: Helena Wulff, James W Fernandez, Jonathan P Skinner, ... change,
he argued, has for too long been (unjustifiably) ignored. Since then, archaeology
has reincorporated migration, and at the same time developed critical methods to
identify past migrations as well as accompanying theoretical perspectives about
how and why ...