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Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Charles Perreault
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-16 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Paleobiology struggled for decades to influence our understanding of evolution and the history of life because it was stymied by a focus on microevolution and an incredibly patchy fossil record. But in the 1970s, the field took a radical turn, as paleobiologists began to investigate processes that could only be
The Quality of the Archaeological Record
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Charles Perreault
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

Paleobiology struggled for decades to influence our understanding of evolution and the history of life because it was stymied by a focus on microevolution and an incredibly patchy fossil record. But in the 1970s, the field took a radical turn, as paleobiologists began to investigate processes that could only be
Understanding the Archaeological Record
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Gavin Lucas
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-06 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Machine generated contents note: 1. The trouble with theory; 2. The total record; 3. Formation theory; 4. Materialized culture; 5. Archaeological entities; 6. Archaeological interventions; 7. A 'new' social archaeology?
Microarchaeology
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Stephen Weiner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-15 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The archaeological record is a combination of what is seen by eye, as well as the microscopic record revealed with the help of instrumentation. The information embedded in the microscopic record can significantly add to our understanding of past human behaviour, provided this information has not been altered by the
Historical Archaeology
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Martin Hall, Sian Jones
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-07 - Publisher: Routledge

Historical Archaeology demonstrates the potential of adopting a flexible, encompassing definition of historical archaeology which involves the study of all societies with documentary evidence. It encourages research that goes beyond the boundaries between prehistory and history. Ranging in subject matter from Roman Britain and Classical Greece, to colonial Africa, Brazil