Companion to Social Archaeology by Lynn Meskell, Robert W. Preucel

By Lynn Meskell, Robert W. Preucel

The significant other to Social Archaeology is the 1st scholarly paintings to discover the come upon of social conception and archaeology over the last 20 years.

  • Grouped into 4 sections - Knowledges, Identities, locations, and Politics - every one of that is prefaced with a evaluation essay that contextualizes the heritage and advancements in social archaeology and comparable fields.
  • Draws jointly more moderen tendencies which are difficult validated methods of realizing the prior.
  • Includes contributions via best students who instigated significant theoretical trends.

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The last sixty years: Toward a social history of Americanist archaeology in the United States. American Anthropologist 88: 7–26. —— 1994. Social archeology in Latin America: An appreciation. American Antiquity 59: 531–537. —— 1995. Towards a Social History of Archaeology in the United States. Orlando: Harcourt Brace. Paynter, R. 1983. Field or factory? Concerning the degradation of archaeological labor. In J. M. Gero, D. M. Lacey, and M. L. ), The Socio-Politics of Archaeology. Amherst: University of Massachusetts, pp.

Yoffee and A. ), Archaeological Theory: Who Sets the Agenda. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 60–78. 1 The ‘‘Social’’ in Archaeological Theory: An Historical and Contemporary Perspective Ian Hodder The central importance of the social in archaeological theory has emerged over recent decades. Through the twentieth century as a whole one can identify an overall shift from the ‘‘cultural’’ to the ‘‘social’’ in theoretical discussions within archaeology. This is a grand claim and there are many exceptions and vicissitudes, but I hope in this chapter to demonstrate the shift and to explain its importance.

Archaeologies of Sexuality. London: Routledge, pp. 263–283. —— 2000c. Gender and Power in Prehispanic Mesoamerica. Austin, University of Texas Press. —— 2002. Beauty, sexuality, body ornamentation and gender in Ancient Mesoamerica. In S. Nelson and M. ), In Pursuit of Gender. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, pp. 81–92. Karlsson, H. ) 2001. It’s About Time: The Concept of Time in Archaeology. Gothenburg: Bricoleur Press. Knapp, A. B. ) 1992. Archaeology, Annales, and Ethnohistory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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