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Archeology in cultural systems

Sally R. Binford

Archeology in cultural systems

by Sally R. Binford

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Published by AldineTransaction in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnoarchaeology,
  • Social archaeology,
  • Cultural property

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSally R. Binford and Lewis R. Binford.
    ContributionsBinford, Lewis Roberts, 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCC79.E85 B56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885134M
    ISBN 109780202362373
    LC Control Number2008018476

    The National Archeological Database—a computerized communications network for the archeological and historic preservation community—was established to improve access to information on archeological activities nationwide. Archaeology is the study of cultures that lived in the past. It is a subfield of anthropology, the study of human cultures. the study of human cultures. The other subfields are cultural anthropology that studies living cultures, physical anthropology that studies human biology and where humans fit among the living and extinct species of our.

      In other words, artifacts found in the upper layers of a site will have been deposited more recently than those found in the lower layers. Cross-dating of sites, comparing geologic strata at one site with another location and extrapolating the relative ages in that manner, is still an important dating strategy used today, primarily when sites are far too old for absolute dates to have much. Archaeology is the study of people in the past, their activities and actions, cultural practices, tools and technological development, and in some cases (where possible) their superstitious and religious practices, expression of their cultural identity and other beliefs about themselves or .

    The properly conducted archaeological field work is usually slow and may be a bit boring, especially when compared to Hollywood versions of archaeology. But this slow, methodical recording of the site is perhaps the most important part of the archaeological method. - [Woman] But every site can only tell us a piece of a story. archaeology (ärkēŏl´əjē) [Gr.,=study of beginnings], a branch of anthropology that seeks to document and explain continuity and change and similarities and differences among human cultures. Archaeologists work with the material remains of cultures, past and present, providing the only source of information available for past nonliterate societies and supplementing written sources for.


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Archeology in Cultural Systems book. By Lewis R. Binford. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 5 July Pub. location New by: Archeology shares with other anthropological sciences the goal of explaining differences and similarities among cultural systems.

This book covers four different aspects of archeology. It progresses from theoretical-methodological discussions to specific consideration of archeological materials.

Archeology shares with other anthropological sciences the goal of explaining differences and similarities among cultural systems. Sally R. Binford and Lewis R. Binford, therefore are concerned with theory and arguments which treat problems of the interrelationship of cultural variables with explanatory value.

Archeology in Cultural Systems is devoted to four different aspects of archeology. This book progresses from theoretical-methodological discussions to specific consideration of archeological materials. It focuses on the analysis of archeological remains from a single site.

Its concern is primarily with recognizing, measuring and explaining. Archaeology, by etymology the study of beginnings, has historical reconstruction for its objective. If seeking origins and tracing the history of culture was one task of archeology, some researchers considered a further aim to be the reconstruction of the lifeways of the peoples responsible for the archeological remains.

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