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Theory and Practice of Archaeology

ISBN-10: 0131898051

ISBN-13: 9780131898059

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas C. Patterson

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Description:

Intended to help the reader learn how to think like an archaeologist.This book includes activities that challenge readers to interpret and explain field findings and help them to see the link between theory and practice. Topics include stratigraphy, seriation, modes of production, divisions of labor, social reproduction, and class struggle and resistance.For those interested in discovering the history of contemporary social structures.
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Book details

List price: $65.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 5/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 190
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Preface
Some Suggestions for Teachers
Introduction
Problems and Discussion
Stratigraphy: Establishing a Sequence from Excavated Archaeological Evidence
Seriation: Ordering Archaeological Evidence by Stylistic Differences
Constructing a Regional Chronology
Modes of Production, Divisions of Labor, and Social Reproduction
Time and Place as Operating Conditions in Production
The Construction and Transformation of Regional Landscapes
Social Divisions of Labor, Class Structures, and State Formation
State Formation: Conquest Abroad, Repression at Home
Frontier Societies: State Formation and Uneven Development
State Formation and the Reorganization of Social Production and Reproduction
The Social Construction of Gender, Ethnicity, and Race
Class Struggle and Resistance