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Archaeology Yesterday and Today The Development of Archaeology in the Sciences and Humanities

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ISBN-10: 0521319773

ISBN-13: 9780521319775

Edition: 1990

Authors: Zdeněk Va�ček, Jaroslav Malina, Marek Zvelebil

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First published in 1990 as the English translation of a Czech original, this book presents a radical interpretation by Czech philosophers of science of the philosophical, social and political forces shaping archaeology from antiquity onwards. The text reflects upon the divergent paths taken by Anglo-American and European archaeology in the years preceding publication, largely in ignorance of each other. It provides a theoretically sophisticated and cosmopolitan overview of modern archaeology, treating the history of both traditions in a single framework. Moreover, archaeological history is linked to developments in historiography, anthropology and the history and philosophy of science.…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/30/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The search for arche
The earliest history
A digression into the natural sciences
More recent history: the twentieth century
The present
Description, classification and seriation
Archaeological hypotheses
Select bibliography
General index
Index of names