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By Ethan Cochrane, Andrew Gardner (editors)

This number of unique articles compares numerous key archaeological topics—agency, violence, social teams, diffusion—from evolutionary and interpretive views. those strands signify the key present theoretical poles within the self-discipline. via evaluating and contrasting the insights they supply into significant archaeological topics, this quantity demonstrates the significance of theoretical frameworks in archaeological interpretations. bankruptcy authors talk about appropriate Darwinian or interpretive concept with brief archaeological and anthropological case stories to demonstrate the substantive conclusions produced. The ebook will enhance debate and give a contribution to a greater figuring out of the objectives and examine recommendations that contain those special learn traditions.

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