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A New Kind of Relevance for Archaeology

Scott G. Ortman
2019 Frontiers in Digital Humanities  
Traditional ways of doing archaeology impact the world in a variety of ways, but despite recent efforts the practical relevance of archaeology has remained limited.  ...  Finally, I make a surprising and perhaps radical suggestion: that a productive way forward is to resuscitate and reformulate elements of the New Archaeology that were never realized by its proponents.  ...  A NEW KIND OF RELEVANCE In presenting the example of SST, I do not mean to suggest that the only way archaeology can achieve practical relevance is through the development of explicit formal models.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdigh.2019.00016 fatcat:pr3dae6hsbd27bymnpsyyhyszy

The Paleoenvironmental Humanities: Climate Narratives, Public Scholarship, and Deep Futures

Andrew P. Roddick
2021 Current Swedish Archaeology  
Concerns about climate futures permeate my conversations with Canadian students, where my teaching about the dynamics of past landscapes has gained new relevance in recent  ...  (particularly the kind produced in environmental archaeology) should be emphasized in these ongoing interdisciplinary discussions.  ...  Archaeology in a variety of contexts shows the wide range of temporal ontologies (for an Andean example, see Swenson & Roddick 2018), many of which provide new threads for our climate narratives.  ... 
doi:10.37718/csa.2018.07 fatcat:faqz25xlevdv7pbmoevq3afc24

Clash of cultures? Archaeology and genetics

Mark Pluciennik
2006 Documenta Praehistorica  
a genuinely integrated field of 'archaeogenetics'.  ...  archaeological explanations.  ...  The great divide One of the striking aspects of the relevant literature is that for a very long time the 'archaeology' was swept aside and the debate was very largely driven by the genetic data -and hence  ... 
doi:10.4312/dp.33.6 fatcat:6yqxcfhparg5zk22fmg7qi2s74

What is community archaeology?

Yvonne Marshall
2002 World archaeology  
This introduction takes a preliminary look at where this kind of archaeology is being carried out around the world and outlines what marks it out as different from other kinds of archaeology.  ...  Community archaeology, understood as a distinctive set of practices within the wider discipline, is a relatively new development.  ...  Our new survey identi es a fourth and very different kind of social context in which archaeology can ourish.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0043824022000007062 fatcat:gssdpqkkobg6tl6ayfc3wyzrte

Re-visiting the field: Collaborative archaeology as paradigm shift

Patricia A. McAnany, Sarah M. Rowe
2015 Journal of Field Archaeology  
In this new epistemology of inclusiveness, communities play an active role in the production of archaeological knowledge as well as in the conservation of cultural heritage.  ...  A few examples of the many forms that an engaged archaeology might take are offered from the Maya region.  ...  of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  ... 
doi:10.1179/2042458215y.0000000007 fatcat:ndr57satq5cizcxpm6hnk6q4ie

Page 80 of American Anthropologist Vol. 76, Issue 1 [page]

1974 American Anthropologist  
Her Volume 2 of the Archaeology of New Jersey received, in 1957, a national award from the Society of State and Local History. Volume 80  ...  interest); guides to exhibits at the New Jersey State Museum; and general, although quite detailed accounts of the Indians of New Jersey for the lay public.  ... 

Computer applications in archaeology

George L. Cowgill
1967 Proceedings of the November 14-16, 1967, fall joint computer conference on - AFIPS '67 (Fall)  
every data file for a giv~n kind of material be highly similar.  ...  Archaeological data codes The kinds of codes we especially need to develop are those for describing physical objects, both for data storage and retrieval and for statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1465611.1465654 dblp:conf/afips/Cowgill67 fatcat:rvlf7kds4rcarlatt67m5bieze

Computer applications in archaeology

George L. Cowgill
1967 Computers and the Humanities  
every data file for a giv~n kind of material be highly similar.  ...  Archaeological data codes The kinds of codes we especially need to develop are those for describing physical objects, both for data storage and retrieval and for statistical analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02402460 fatcat:gjrddxyhzndshgjkglznbt5lxu

Dorothy Cross Jensen, 1906-1972

Francis P. Conant
1974 American Anthropologist  
Jn New Jersey—A Guide to its Present and Past. Trenton: New Jersey State Museum. 1941 Archaeology of New Jersey, Vol. 1.  ...  Her Volume 2 of the Archaeology of New Jersey received, in 1957, a national award from the Society of State and Local History.  ... 
doi:10.1525/aa.1974.76.1.02a00200 fatcat:wuzyehlkhnb57j76eyttobsp5y

Page 179 of Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Vol. 27, Issue 2 [page]

2002 Journal for the Study of the Old Testament  
a kind of limbo.  ...  There has also been a marked preference in Syro-Palestinian archaeology for monumental architecture and public buildings, with a corresponding neglect of data relevant to everyday cul- tural and economic  ... 

Vagueness and Archaeological Interpretation: A Sensuous Approach to Archaeological Knowledge Formation through Finds Analysis

Marko Marila
2017 Norwegian Archaeological Review  
Abstract The rapid development of natural scientific methods coupled with the recent popularity of new materialist philosophies in archaeological theory has raised discussion about the possibility of a  ...  In this setting, the exactitude of natural scientific methods is seen as a process of simplification that compromises the tacit dimensions of archaeological knowledge.  ...  'Abduction is [...] the only kind of argument which starts a new idea' (Peirce 1932, p. 96) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/00293652.2017.1325393 fatcat:qn2lakhx6bam3dwm3cpkz7xany

Rescue archaeology heritage valuation in Europe's largest dam - Alqueva: ex-situ products as elements of creative tourism

Idalina Dias-Sardinha, David Ross, Sandra Maria Correia Loureiro
2014 PASOS Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural  
A new approach is necessary given the inaccessibility of the archaeological remains, thus creative tourism and experience economy frame the theoretical basis of this paper.  ...  from the introduction of creative products as a way of complementing the current offer.  ...  We also give thanks to António Carlos Valera for the coordination of the project necessary to the success of this task and Elizabeth Kastenholz for her comments on the text.  ... 
doi:10.25145/j.pasos.2014.12.046 fatcat:xy56lfpx7jdqxd6k4nvuoip5hm

What is the Value of an Archaeology Degree? Reply to Grant, Perring, Schadla-Hall and Shennan

Kenneth Aitchison
2006 Papers from the Institute of Archaeology  
I would like to thank the editors of PIA for giving me the opportunity to air my feelings on this topic in a public forum and I would very much like to thank my esteemed colleagues who have considered  ...  Here I accept that long-established degree courses have particular value in terms of their credibility and that new courses and qualifications, such as the Qualification in Archaeological Practice or Foundation  ...  Colleagues who work for commercial archaeological contractors around the UK say that recruitment is a real problem which is beginning to affect the kind of work they can do.  ... 
doi:10.5334/pia.265 fatcat:nxikrozczzhhlcxkjnf2mv4qu4

"Boning Up" on Archaeological Significance

Evan Peacock
2014 Anthropology  
Comparing zoo archaeological data to modern biological data is not easy, of course, as both kinds of data suffer from various kinds of bias.  ...  relevance for environmental history and applied value from a conservation biology perspective [6] .  ... 
doi:10.4172/2332-0915.1000e121 fatcat:x5obzee37nhkldccle5qjoq5ai

New Directions in Americanist Archaeology

Michael W. Graves
1994 American Antiquity  
In contrast to the optimistic predictions of the new archaeology, it is unclear to many that this period of introspection and discussion foreshadows a more powerful interpretive paradigm or that it will  ...  But unlike the 1960s and the emergence of the new archaeology, what we are experiencing today has many more dimensions to it.  ...  For archaeology each of these kinds of disciplines constitutes a different perspective and set of construct paradigms on how to interpret the world (Dunnell 1982) .  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0002731600059321 fatcat:5w7vcvwh65br3dvixcc6ytwqti
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