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Title Archaeological approaches to cultural identity / edited by Stephen Shennan
Published London ; Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989


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Description xxv, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series One world archaeology ; 10
One world archaeology ; 10
Contents Ethnic concepts in German prehistory : a case study on the relationship between cultural identity and archaeological objectivity / Ulrich Veit -- The Vandals : myths and facts about a Germanic tribe of the first half of the 1st millennium AD / Jes Martens -- Theory, profession, and the political role of archaeology / Brian Durrans -- An epistemological enquiry into some archaeological and historical interpretations of 17th century Native American-European relations / Michael S. Nassaney -- Matters of fact and matters of interest / Alison Wylie -- The role of 'local knowledge' in archaeological interpretation / Jean-Claude Gardin -- Material aspects of Limba, Yalunka and Kuranko ethnicity : archaeological research in northeastern Sierra Leone / Christopher R. DeCorse -- Multiculturalism in the eastern Andes / Ann Osborn -- The property of symmetry and the concept of ethnic style / Dorothy K. Washburn -- Patterns of learning, residence and descent among potters in Ticul, Yucatan, Mexico / Dean E. Arnold -- Some ethnospecific features in central and eastern European archaeology during the early Middle Ages : the case of Avars and Hungarians / Csanád Bálint -- Ancient ethnic groups as represented on bronzes from Yunnan, China / Wang Ningsheng -- The archaeology of the Yoruba : problems and possibilities / Omotoso Eluyemi -- Ethnicity and traditions in Mesolithic mortuary practices of southern Scandinavia / Lars Larsson -- Detecting political units in archaeology - an Iron Age example / Ralph M. Rowlett -- Who is what? A preliminary enquiry into cultural and physical identity / Carol W. Hill -- Sociocultural and economic elements of the adaptation systems of the Argentine Toba : the Nacilamolek and Taksek cases of Formosa Province / Marcela Mendoza and Pablo G. Wright -- Spatial heterogeneity in Fuego-Patagonia / Luis Alberto Borrero -- Cultural and ethnic processes in prehistory as seen through the evidence of archaeology and related disciplines / P.M. Dolukhanov -- Research with style : a case study from Australian rock art / Natalie R. Franklin -- Steppe traditions and cultural assimilation of a nomadic people : the Cumanians in Hungary in the 13th-14th century / Andras Pálóczi-Horváth -- An ethnic change or a socio-economic one? The 5th and 6th centuries in the Polish lands / Zbigniew Kobylínski
Analysis Culture
Cultural processes Archaeological sources
Notes Chiefly papers presented at the World Archaeological Congress, held Sept. 1986, at Southampton, England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Archaeology -- Congresses.
Ethnic barriers -- Congresses.
Ethnicity -- Congresses.
Ethnic barriers.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Shennan, Stephen.
World Archaeological Congress (1986 : Southampton, England)
LC no. 88025145
ISBN 0044450168 (alk. paper)