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Behavioral archaeology : principles and practice / Michael Brian Schiffer ; with the assistance of Kacy L. Hollenback and contributions by Kacy L. Hollenback, James M. Skibo and William H. Walker.

Author/Creator:
Schiffer, Michael B.
Publication:
London ; Oakville [Conn.] : Equinox Pub., 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 220 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series:
Equinox handbooks in anthropological archaeology
Equinox handbooks in anthropological archaeology
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Subjects:
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Human behavior -- History.
Technological innovations -- History.
Antiquities -- Analysis.
Social archaeology.
Ethnoarchaeology.
Archaeology and history.
Environmental archaeology.
Contents:
Origins and the four strategies of behavioral archaeology
Conceptual foundations
Archaeological inference
Cultural formation processes
Noncultural (environmental) formation processes
Identifying formation processes
Building chronologies : a Hohokam case study
The archaeological process
Research on technology : history and overview
Studying technological change / with James M. Skibo
Ceramic surface treatments and cooking pot performance
Folk theories and scientific theories : the case of the early electric automobile
Long-term technological competitions
Technological differentiation
Differential adoption and the electric lighthouse
The cascade model of invention processes
The "new" behavioral archaeology
Ritual and religion / Kacy L. Hollenback
A behavioral theory of meaning / with the assistance of Andrea R. Miller
The materiality of social power / with William H. Walker
Landscapes / Kacy L. Hollenback.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hollenback, Kacy L.
Skibo, James M.
Walker, William H., 1964-
ISBN:
9781845532871 (hbk.)
1845532872 (hbk.)
9781845532888 (pbk.)
1845532880 (pbk.)
OCLC:
370387727
Publisher Number:
99940212315