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Social Transformations in Archaeology

Global and Local Perspectives, 1st Edition

By Kristian Kristiansen, Michael Rowlands

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Social Transformations in Archaeology explores the relevance of archaeology to the study of long-term change and to the understanding of our contemporary world. The articles are divided into:

* broader theoretical issues

* post-colonial issues in a wide range of contexts

* archaeological examination of colonialism with case studies from the Mediterranean in the first millenium BC and historical Africa.

About the Authors

Kristian Kristiansen is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Gothenburg, Denmark and was previously Director of the Danish Archaeological Heritage Administration in the Ministry of the Environment. He has written widely on theoretical archaeology and the archaeology of Northern Europe. Michael Rowlands is professor of Anthropology at University College London, UK. He is a leading figure in the development of theoretical archaeology.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology