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Method and theory in American archaeology

Gordon Randolph Willey

Method and theory in American archaeology

by Gordon R. Willey and Philip Phillips.

by Gordon Randolph Willey

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prehistoric peoples -- America,
  • America -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 209-256.

    SeriesPhoenix books, P88
    ContributionsPhillips, Philip, 1900-1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19813607M

    text this, but a monumental handbook of method, theory, and practice. As befits a book published by Thames and Hudson, the production is lavish, and two-color, an un-usual feature in archaeological textbooks. The pages are crammed with text figures, photographs, and boxes that amplify the text at every turn. Archaeology is compre-. The Archaic is the second of five stages defined by Gordon Willey and Philip Phillips in their book Method and Theory in American Archaeology. [5] The Lithic stage.

    A new approach advocated in the 's that argued for an explicitly scientific framework of archaeological method and theory, with hypotheses rigorously tested, as the proper basis for explanation rather than simply description.   Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, Volume 8 is a collection of papers that discusses postprocessual archaeology, bone technology, and tree-ring dating in Eastern North America. One paper discriminates between the process and norm, and eliminates the dichotomy by locating human agency and the Edition: 1.

    in American archaeology, to familiarize them with how archaeologists approach their Method and Theory in Archaeology Course Syllabus—Spring Mondays, PM, Woods Hall. 5/25/ 2 each reading or book chapter will also be. The contents of this book show the implementation of new methodologies applied to archaeological sites. Chapters have been grouped in four sections: New Approaches About Archaeological Theory and Methodology; The Use of Geophysics on Archaeological Fieldwork; New Applied Techniques - Improving Material Culture and Experimentation; and Sharing Knowledge - Some Proposals Concerning Cited by: 4.


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Archaeological unit concepts --Archaeological integration --The historical-developmental approach in American archaeology --Lithic stage --Archaic stage --Formative stage --Classic stage --Postclassic stage. Series Title: Phoenix books (Chicago, Ill.), P Responsibility: by Gordon R.

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Willey, which outlines the state of American archaeology at the time of the original publication, and a new introduction by the editors to place the book in its historical context. Method and Theory served as the catalyst and primary reader on the topic for over a decade.

This facsimile reprint edition of the original University of Chicago Press volume includes a new foreword by Gordon R. Willey, which outlines the state of American archaeology at the time of the original publication, and a new introduction by the editors to place the book in historical context/5(8).

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