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Socio-politics of archaeology

Socio-politics of archaeology

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts in Amherst .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Archaeology -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Archaeology -- Political aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Archaeology -- Social aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Archaeology -- Political aspects -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Joan M. Gero, David M. Lacy, Michael L. Blakey.
      SeriesResearch reports / Department of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts ;, no. 23, Research reports (University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Dept. of Anthropology) ;, no. 23.
      ContributionsGero, Joan M., Lacy, David M., Blakey, Michael L., Society for American Archaeology. Meeting
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCC175 .S63 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination130 p. :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3002560M
      LC Control Number84621636

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 28 cm. Contents: Philosophy of science and archaeology / Robert C. Dunnell --Efficient explanations and efficient behaviour / Merrilee H. Salmon --Inference to the best explanation in archaeology / Marsha Hanen and Jane Kelley --The interpretive dilemma / Alison Wylie --The structure of American. Critical Traditions in Contemporary Archaeology: Essays in the Philosophy, History, and Socio-Politics of Archaeology. Valerie Pinsky & Alison Wylie (eds.) - - Cambridge University Press.

        The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Death and Burial book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Oxford Handbook of the Arch /5(6). Critical traditions in contemporary archaeology: essays in the philosophy, history, and socio-politics of archaeology.

      She is the coeditor of Critical Traditions in Contemporary Archaeology: Essays in the History, Philosophy, and Socio-Politics of Archaeology (; ), Ethics in American Archaeology (), and Equity Issues for Women in Archaeology ().Price: $ archaeology (Claassen ; Kendall ; McCartney ), and, finally, a reflective sociology of archaeology, the focus of this paper, which has been called the socio-politics of archaeology (Gero et al. ). The emphasis is on archaeology as more than .


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