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By Robert W. Preucel

This ebook explores the a number of ways that archaeologists supply aspiring to the previous, highlighting debates over the ontological and epistemological prestige of the self-discipline and comparing present responses to those matters.

  • Explains why absolute foundations in archaeology are insufficient and appears on the alternatives.
  • Highlights debates over the ontological and epistemological prestige of the self-discipline and evaluates present responses to those issues.
  • Defines a brand new house for archaeological discourse and dialogue.

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