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Archaeological Anthropology : An Introduction to Prehistory
Authorship Description
Indrani Chattopadhyaya.
Bibliographical Details vi, 214 p. 22 cm.
Edition, Place & Publisher 1st ed. Delhi, B. R. Publishing Corporation.
ISBN-10 9388789121
ISBN-13 9789388789127, 978-9388789127
Year of Publication 2019.
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Archaeological Anthropology : An Introduction to Prehistory

"In certain respect Archaeology enjoys a unique position in social sciences. In European tradition it developed as a historical science, but since the growth of New Archaeology, it has acquired proximity with anthropology, on the one hand, and natural sciences, on the other. According to a radical view it is understood as a hermeneutically informed dialectical science of past and present.

This book deals with some basic concepts of archaeological anthropology. Some of the ideas described here were aired to a generation of Delhi University undergraduates and postgraduates since 1997. The text owes much to the relentless demands of and inspiration from my students who made me aware of their needs during all these years. It has been written view archaeology, that is the material embodiment of the culture, with a wide range of approaches to the past. It seems to me that far from becoming submerged within other disciplines, archaeology has become better able to define itself as a distinct and prodictive area of study. Archaeology's maturity as a discipline allows it to claim an independent personality with distinctive qualities to contribute."
                                                                              [from Blurb]

Contents

Preface

1. Introduction

2. The Framework of Prehistoric Archaeology

3. Dating Methods in Archaeology

4. Environmental Archaeology

5. Cognitive Archaeology and Prehistoric Art

6. Social Archaeology

7. Hunter-gatherer Adaptations in Prehistory: A Case Study from North-central India

8. Computer Applications in Archaeology

Bibliography

Glossary of Archaeology-Related Terms

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