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Interpretive Archaeology

A Reader

by Julian Thomas

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeological theory,
  • Social Science,
  • History: World,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Social archaeology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Methodology,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages622
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7838556M
    ISBN 100718501926
    ISBN 109780718501921

    Interpretive archaeology – meaning the interpretation (social science as opposed to hard science) of archaeology and archaeological artifacts – has predominantly been the realm of prehistoric archaeologists. Many historical archaeologists are participating in this disciplinary shift from.


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New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the social and cultural sciences. These approaches have been described as "post processual" or "interpretive" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism and critical theory to hermeneutics, feminism, queer theory, phenomenology and post-colonial by: Interpretive Archaeology book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipli 4/5. About Interpretive Archaeology New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the social and cultural sciences.

These approaches have been described as "post processual" or "interpretive" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism Interpretive Archaeology book critical theory to hermeneutics, feminism, queer theory. New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the social and cultural sciences.

These approaches have been described as "post processual" or "interpretive" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism and critical theory. New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the social and cultural sciences.

These approaches have been described as "post processual" or "interpretive" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism and critical theory to hermeneutics, feminism, queer theory, phenomenology and post-colonial thinking.

Interpretative Archaeology (Explorations in Anthropology) 1st Edition by Christopher Tilley (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Format: Paperback. Contents Books About: New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the social and cultural sciences. These approaches have been described as "post processual" Interpretive Archaeology book "interpretive" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism and critical theory to hermeneutics, feminism, queer theory, phenomenology and post-colonial thinking.

Interpretive archaeology is a term used to refer to a theoretical orientation to archaeology that stresses human agency, the importance We use cookies to enhance your experience on our website. By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. --On 'heavily decomposing red herrings': scientific method in archaeology and the ladening of evidence with theory --Archaeology through the looking-glass --The roots of inequality --Conceptions of agency in archaeological interpretation --Building power in the cultural landscape of Broome County, New York, --Mortuary practices, society and ideology: an ethnoarchaeological study --Redefining the.

The book comprises a critical essay on structural anthropology, one on “meaning” as a concept and category determined by questions of power, and other essays on how interpretive anthropology can produce ethnographic accounts and anthropological theory that connect analysis and local knowledge.

Buy Interpretive Archaeology: A Reader by Thomas, Julian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Art and the Greek city state: an interpretive archaeology Michael Shanks He interprets the art and archaeological remains of Korinth Interpretive Archaeology book elicit connections between new urban environments, foreign trade, warfare, and the ideology of male sovereignty.

The studies in it consist of detailed explorations of the past and one of those institutions desiring to document and control it-- archaeology. It is a theoretical book and the perspectives put forward in it will be of general relevance to archaeological research.

New forms of archaeology are emerging which position the discipline firmly within the Interpretive Archaeology book and cultural sciences. These approaches have been described as ""post processual"" or ""interpretive"" archaeology, and draw on a range of traditions of enquiry in the humanities, from Marxism and critical theory to hermeneutics, feminism, queer theory, phenomenology and post-colonial thinking.

Book Review of 'Evolutionary and Interpretive Archaeologies' Edited by Ethan E. Cochrane and Andrew Gardner Evolutionary and Interpretive Archaeologies, and how these affect the characteristics of evolutionary and interpretive archaeology.

The remainder of the book following this introductory chapter is broken into three Parts. Part One Author: Liane Gabora, Carl P Lipo. 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. THEORY AND PRACTICE IN ARCHAEOLOGY This book aims to show through a series of examples that an interpretive archaeology dealing with past meanings can be applied in practice to archaeological data, and that it can also contribute effectively to social practice in the world of Size: 2MB.

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Webster. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses archaeology, ethnohistory, and ethnology. The examination of the interpretive interfaces between archaeology on the one hand, and ethnology and ethnohistory on the other, is firmly based upon a theoretical stance advocating a basic holistic approach to anthropology.

This groundbreaking work considers one of the central themes of archaeology, time, which until recently has been taken for granted. It considers how time is used and perceived by archaeology and also how time influences the construction of identities.

The book presents case studies, eg, transition from hunter gather to farming in early Neolithic, to examine temporality and identity.

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SN - BT - Time, Culture and Identity: An Interpretive ArchaeologyCited by: paper to provide a wider definition of contextual archaeology within an interpretive framework. This article will discuss hermeneutics as an important component in an interpretive or contextual archaeology.

For many writers, hermeneutics is more than an epistemology for the human sciences in that it accounts for being. Book Description.

Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the subject emerged from an amateur pursuit in the eighteenth century into a serious.

Interpretive historical archaeology represents a recognition that archaeological sites provide insights into different scales of being to different degrees of resolution and that there is the potential within the cumulative archaeological record to explore all social, geographical, and temporal scales of the recent by: 4.

The Value and Application of Creative Media to the Process of Reconstruction and Interpretation, in: Chrysanthi, A., Murrieta Flores, P. and Papadopoulos, C. (eds.) Thinking Beyond the Tool: Archaeological Computing and the Interpretive Process, BAR International Series, Author: Alice Watterson.

Evolutionary and Interpretive Archaeologies, edited by Ethan E. Cochrane and Andrew Gardner, grew out of a seminar at the Institute for Archaeology at University College London in Margarita Díaz-Andreu, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), In many ways, processual archaeology or New Archaeology continued some of the trends seen in culture history into the s and s (Jones, pp.

–; see Theory in Archaeology).The aim of processual archaeology was to develop methods for understanding the. analysis of ethnicity in archaeology which takes into account the dynamic and situational nature of ethnic identification. Opening up the important issues of ethnicity and identity, this book addresses important methodological, interpretive and political issues.

It will provide invaluable reading for the student of archaeology and otherFile Size: 2MB. Chapter authors discuss relevant Darwinian or interpretive theory with short archaeological and anthropological case studies to illustrate the substantive conclusions produced.

The book will advance debate and contribute to a better understanding of the goals and research strategies that comprise these distinct research traditions. Post-processual archaeology, which is sometimes alternately referred to as the interpretative archaeologies by its adherents, is a movement in archaeological theory that emphasizes the subjectivity of archaeological interpretations.

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The third essay considers the place of non-professional writings about the past. The following essay highlights the larger scientific ferment in the nineteenth century which facilitated the birth of prehistory.

Hermeneutics (/ˌhɜːrməˈnjuːtɪks/) is the theory and methodology of interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts. Hermeneutics is more than interpretive principles or methods we resort to when immediate comprehension fails.

INTERPRETIVE ARCHAEOLOGY AND ITS ROLE (). I intend in this paper to provide a wider definition of contextual archaeology within an interpretive framework. This article will discuss hermeneutics as an important component in an interpretive or contextual archaeology.

Many examples in this book is valid, however I would suggest deeper. Archaeopress is an Oxford-based publisher specialising in scholarly books and journals in the field of archaeology and related heritage subjects.

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The authors, drawn from Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia, represent many different strands of archaeology. They address the philosophical issues involved in interpretation and a desire among archaeologists to come to terms with their own subjective approaches to the material they study, a recognition of how past researchers have also Cited by: Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center; History & Archaeology; Book of Legends; Heart of the Palus; Place Name Document; Native Connections; Myths and Realities; Tribal Chiefs; Pit Moss Cooking; Phone Greetings; Language.

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title: Wyoming Historic Trails Corridors Junior Ranger Book. terms: Junior-Ranger, National-Historic-Trails, National-Historic. BOOK REVIEW related theme centers on a discussion of methods, though this topic is a minor one in the practice of interpretive archaeology.

A third theme explores how. The Archaeology of Martin's Hundred is a fascinating account of the ways archaeological fieldwork, laboratory examination, and analysis based on lifelong study of documentary and artifact research came together to increase our knowledge of early colonial history. Copublished with .The Archaeology of Martin's Hundred explores the history and artifacts of a 20,acre tract of land in Tidewater, Virginia, one of the most extensive English enterprises in the New World.

Settled inall signs of its early occupation soon disappeared, leaving no trace above ground. More than three centuries later, archaeological explorations uncovered tantalizing evidence of the people Cited by: 1.Symbolic anthropology studies the way people understand their surroundings, as well as the actions and utterances of the other members of their society.

These interpretations form a shared cultural system of meaning–i.e., understandings shared, to varying degrees, among members of the same society (Des Chene ).