Archaeological Theory / Edition 1

Archaeological Theory / Edition 1

by Matthew Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 063120296X

ISBN-13: 9780631202967

Pub. Date: 01/03/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This is a lively overview of the major ideas and concepts in archaeological theory.

Overview

This is a lively overview of the major ideas and concepts in archaeological theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631202967
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/03/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Acknowledgements.

Preface: The Contradictions of Theory.

1. Common Sense is Not Enough.

2. The 'New Archaeology'.

3. Archaeology as Science.

4. Testing, Middle-range Theory and Ethnoarchaeology.

5. Culture as a System.

6. Looking at Thoughts.

7. Postprocessual and Interpretative Archaeologies.

8. Archaeology and Gender.

9. Archaeological Evolution.

10. Archaeology and History.

11. Archaeology in a Postmodern World.

12. Conclusion: Conflict and Consensus.

Selective Glossary.

Further Reading.

Bibliography.

Index.

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