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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 Pages364
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ISBN 100415141605
ISBN 109780415141604


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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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Archaeology: The Key Concepts is the ideal reference guide for students, teachers and anyone with an interest in archaeology.

Colin Renfrew is Emeritus Disney Professor of Archaeology and Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge. Paul Bahn is a freelance writer, translator and broadcaster on archaeology.Hannah Green, PhD is the fictional main protagonist of Adrian Praetzellis's textbooks-as-novels Death by Theory and Dug to Death, a series of two books that teach archaeological theory through story.

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