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By Andrew Jones

ISBN-10: 0521790603

ISBN-13: 9780521790604

ISBN-10: 0521793939

ISBN-13: 9780521793933

Is archaeology an artwork or a technological know-how? this question has been hotly debated over the past few many years with the increase of archaeological technology. even as, archaeologists have obvious a transformation within the highbrow personality in their self-discipline, as many writers have followed ways inspired through social idea. The self-discipline now encompasses either archaeological scientists and archaeological theorists, and dialogue in regards to the prestige of archaeology continues to be polarised. during this 2001 booklet, Andrew Jones argues that we have to examine the perform of archaeology. via an research of archaeological perform, inspired by way of fresh advancements within the box of technology stories, and by using huge case reviews, he develops a brand new framework which permits the interpretative and methodological parts of the self-discipline to paintings in tandem. His reassessment of the prestige and personality of archaeology could be of curiosity to scholars, students and professionals.

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