Archaeology as Long-Term History

Archaeology as Long-Term History

by Ian Hodder
     
 

This contributory volume emphasises the archaeological significance of historical method and philosophy.See more details below

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This contributory volume emphasises the archaeological significance of historical method and philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521107860
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
New Directions in Archaeology Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The historical approach in archaeology: 1. The contribution of the long term Ian Hodder; 2. Art history, archaeology and idealism: the German tradition James Whitley; Part II. Continuity and change: the very long term: 3. Selective depictions. A study of 3,500 years of rock carvings from Arctic Norway and their relationship to the Sarni drums Knut Helskog; 4. Pipes and parakeets: constructing meaning in an Early Iroquoian context Alexander von Gernet and Peter Timmins; Part III. Continuity and change: the past active in the present: 5. Staddle stones and silage-pits: successional use in an agricultural community Jacqueline Nowakowski; 6. Reordering residues of the past Paul Lane; 7. The perpetual reconstruction of the past Elisabeth Vestergaard; 8. Shifting cultivation in the Raimahal Hills of India Ajay Pratap; Part IV. Acculturation, diffusion and migration as social-symbolic processes: 9. Problems in the analysis of social change: an example from the Marakwet Henrietta Moore; 10. A contribution to the study of migrations in the archaeological record: the Ngom and Kololo migrations as a case study David Collett; 11. Gothic material culture Kevin Greene.

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