Archaeology as a Process: Processualism and Its Progeny

Archaeology as a Process: Processualism and Its Progeny

by Michael J O'Brien, R. Lee Lyman, Michael Brian Schiffer, Michael B. Schiffer
     
 

The publication in 1962 of Lew Binford's paper Archaeology as Anthropology is generally considered to mark the birth of processualism - a critical turning point in American archaeology. In the hands of Binford and other young University of Chicago graduates of the 1960s, this new archaeology became the mainstream approach in the U.S.See more details below

Overview

The publication in 1962 of Lew Binford's paper Archaeology as Anthropology is generally considered to mark the birth of processualism - a critical turning point in American archaeology. In the hands of Binford and other young University of Chicago graduates of the 1960s, this new archaeology became the mainstream approach in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874808179
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

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

Notes
References
Index

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