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  • Series: Foundations Archaeological Inquiry
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    • Ancient Complexities

    • A current overview of what is meant by cultural complexity and how archaeologists study the development of complex societies in North America.
    • Anthropology/Archaeology
    • Ancient Human Migrations

    • Presents a case for the impossibilty of "pure" races, cultures, and languages due to human migration, returning the field of study to its place among the known processes of human evolutionary change.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Archaeology Beyond Dialogue

    • Argues that the archaeological community must do more than simply engage in dialogue about the influence of globalization on peoples' perspectives of the past.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Behavioral Archaeology

    • An illustration of the coherence and scope of behavioral archaeology, an emerging branch of anthropology emphasizing the study of relationships between human behavior and artifacts.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Complex Systems and Archaeology

    • A useful introduction to complexity theory, the study of systems of interacting factors that has lately been extended to include behavior in human societies, followed by a series of case studies.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Craft Production in Complex Societies

    • Redresses the skewed conception and approach to craft production focused on separate, single medium crafts, and expresses a need for a balanced evaluation of the roles of producer and consumer.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Essential Tensions in Archaeological Method and Theory

    • Claims that archaeologists, rather than approach issues fundamentally, should use a logical variety of theoretical structures to answer different kinds of questions, combining approaches as needed.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Evolutionary Archaeology

    • Assembles benchmark articles in evolutionary archaeology that show how to apply scientific evolutionism to the study of variation in the archaeological record.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Expanding Archaeology

    • Attempts to define behavioral archaeology comprehensively as the study of material objects regardless of time or space to describe and explain human behavior.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Invisible Citizens

    • Explores the range of conditions and experiences of war captives, establishing methods for identifying captives in the archaeological record.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Living with Pottery

    • Sheds light on some of the puzzles common to archaeology in any region and offers insight on markers for pottery-producing and nonproducing villages and socioeconomic variability.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Material Meanings

    • Examines current approaches to material culture in the archaeological record that focus not on artifacts themselves but on the social context in which things are produced and given meaning.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Pottery and People

    • This volume emphasizes the complex interactions between ceramic containers and people in past and present contexts.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Simulating Change

    • The history, state of the art, and controversies surrounding the use of computer simulation in archaeology.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Social Theory in Archaeology

    • A handbook to an array of theoretical approaches that contribute something provocative or significant to the enterprise of constructing social theory in archaeology, setting the agenda for future research.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • Studying Technological Change

    • Synthesizing nearly four decades of research by the author, this book asks historical and scientific questions about the interaction of people with artifacts during all times and in all places.
    • Archaeology / Anthropology
    • Style, Function, Transmission

    • A detailed outline of the interrelations of Darwin's theory of evolutionary descent with modification, retooled to accommodate artifacts, and the concepts of drift, style, and function.
    • Anthropology / Archaeology
    • The Archaeology of Meaningful Places

    • A focused study on the concept of place as an ideal starting point and useful analytical unit for archeological studies.
    • Anthropology and Archaeology
    • Tracing the Relational

    • Explores the connections between humans and other beings, places, and things
    • Archaeology / Anthropology

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