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Archaeological theory: an introduction, 2nd edition

by Matthew Johnson
American Anthropologist ()


Contents: Preface: The Contradictions of Theory. 1. Common Sense is Not Enough. 2. The New Archaeology. 3. Archaeology as a Science. 4. Middle-range Theory, Ethnoarchaeology and Material Culture Studies. 5. Culture and Process. 6. Thoughts and Ideologies. 7. Postprocessual and Interpretive Archaeologies. 8. Archaeology, Gender and Identity. 9. Archaeology and Cultural Evolution. 10. Archaeology and Darwinian Evolution. 11. Archaeology and History. 12. Archaeology, Politics and Culture. 13. Conclusion: The Future of Theory.

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