Archaeological Theory: Who Sets the Agenda?

Cambridge University Press (1993)
Abstract
Since the l960s, archaeology has become increasingly taught in universities and practiced on a growing scale by national and local heritage agencies throughout the world. This book addresses the criticisms of postmodernist writers about archaeology's social role, and asserts its intellectual importance and achievements in discovering real facts about the human past. It looks forward to the creation of a truly global consciousness of the origins of human societies and civilizations.
Keywords Archaeology Philosophy  Archaeology Methodology
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Call number CC72.A65 1993
ISBN(s) 0521449588   0521440149   9780521449588
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