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Reader in Archaeological Theory

Post-Processual and Cognitive Approaches (Routledge Readers in Archaeology)

by David Whitley

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7483989M
ISBN 100415141591
ISBN 109780415141598

The central purpose of the reader is to assist students in thinking about the inter-relationships between theory and practice for different theoretical approaches. An extensive introductory chapter provides a clear account of the main lines of theoretical development within archaeology indicating current areas of debate and controversy. I have to warn you Tigger's book is very system theory based Here is a rough outline of the time periods Trigger uses: Antiquarianism (antiquities collection) ancient times through c; Includes beginning of scientific archeology c Imperial synthesis cc; Deals with the use of racism and nationalism in archaeological interpenetration.

  Archaeological Theory, 2 nd Edition is the most current and comprehensive introduction to the field available. Thoroughly revised and updated, this engaging text offers students an ideal entry point to the major concepts and ongoing debates in archaeological : Wiley. 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 example of its use in.

  It assumes that the reader has a background in archaeological theory and thus would not be a fun read for the archaeological novice. However, if you want to know about the ways that modern archaeologists think about the world, this book is a good starting point. It would be a good idea to read at least one of the above two books first though. Kudos to Adrian Praetzellis for taking on this challenge and delivering such an excellent book that is sure to pleaseDiana DePaolo Loren, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University "Journal Of Northeast Historical Archaeology, " There is a real need for a work that can make archaeological theory not only /5(7).


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