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Table of contents for The archaeological process : an introduction / Ian Hodder.

Contents

List of Illustrations                                   vii
Preface: Digging Outside the Shelter                    x
Acknowledgements                                        xiii
1   Crises in Global Archaeology                        1
     One archaeology or many?                           1
     What is the 'object' of archaeology?               9
     What is the archaeological 'object'?               15
     Conclusion                                         17
2   Archaeology--Bridging Humanity and Science         20
     The contribution of philosophy                     22
     Conclusion                                         29
3   How Do Archaeologists Reason?                       30
     Conclusion                                         62
4   Interpreting Material Culture                       66
     Conclusion                                         78
5   Towards a Reflexive Method                          80
     Archaeological data                                84
     Interpretation at the trowel's edge                92
     Recursive archaeology                              98
     Conclusion                                         99
6   The Natural Sciences in Archaeology                 105
     Conclusion                                         116
7   Using the New Information Technologies              117
     Conclusion                                         127
8   Windows into Deep Time: Towards a
     Multiscalar Approach                               129
     The archaeology of practice in British prehistory  132
     The Ice Man                                        138
     Conclusion                                         146
9   Archaeology and Globalism                           148
     The modern and the post-modern in 'heritage'       161
     Global processes versus local heritage: 
       the example of Catalhoyuk                        165
     Cultural and archaeological resource management    170
     Other implications of diversity in archaeology     173
     Conclusion                                         176
10  Can the New Digital Technologies Deliver a Reflexive
     Methodology?                                       178
     The spatio-temporalization of archaeology          178
     Theory and technology: a benign view               180
     Theory and technology: a critical response         185
     Conclusion                                         187

11  Conclusion: Towards Non-Dichotomous
     Thinking in Archaeology                            188
     A method with flows                                193
     Global information flows                           200
     Mapping global heritage                            202
     Mapping global archaeology                         205
     Conclusion: going with the flow                    208
Bibliography                                            210
Index                                                   227