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Interpretive archaeology a reader

Thomas, Julian.

London ; New York : Leicester University Press 2000

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  • Title:
    Interpretive archaeology a reader
  • Author: Thomas, Julian.
  • Publisher: London ; New York : Leicester University Press
  • Creation Date: 2000
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 622 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-618) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 561-618) and index.
  • Subjects: Social archaeology; Archaeology -- Methodology; Archaeology -- Philosophy
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 561-618) and index.
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 561-618) and index.
  • Contents: Introduction: the polarities of post-processual archaeology
    Fields of discourse: reconstituting a social archaeology
    Theoretical archaeology: a reactionary view
    The craft of archaeology
    Materialism and an archaeology of dissonance
    Symbolism, meaning and context
    Hermeneutics and archaeology: on the philosophy of contextual archaeology
    Is there an archaeological record?
    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, 1880-1940
    Mortuary practices, society and ideology: an ethnoarchaeological study
    Redefining the social link: from baboons to humans
    Homosexuality, queer theory and archaeology
    Power, bodies and difference
    The social world of prehistoric facts: gender and power in Palaeoindian research
    Bodies on the move: gender, power and material culture: gender difference and the material world
    Engendered places in prehistory
    Interpreting material culture: the trouble with text
    The cultural biography of things: commoditization as process
    Material metaphor, social interaction and historical reconstructions: exploring patterns of association and symbolism in the Igbo-Ukwu corpus
    Interpreting material culture
    Can we recognise a different European past? A contrastive archaeology of later prehistoric settlements in southern England
    Discourses of identity in the interpretation of the past
    Toward a critical archaeology
    This is an article about archaeology as writing
    The Berber house or the world reversed
    The temporality of the landscape
    Past practices in the ritual present: examples from the Welsh Bronze Age
    Monumental choreography: architecture and spatial representation in late Neolithic Orkney.
    pt. 1. On the character of archaeology
    pt. 2. Interpretation, inference, epistemology
    pt. 3. Social relations, power and ideology
    pt. 4. Feminism, queer thoery and the body
    pt. 5. Material culture
    pt. 6. Archaeology, critique and the construction of identity
    pt. 7. Space and landscape.
  • Restrictions: Restrictions unspecified
  • OCLC Number: 385322723
  • Identifier: ISBN9781441179296 (electronic bk.);ISBN1441179291 (electronic bk.)