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Anthropology and Archaeology: A Changing Relationship

Anthropology and Archaeology: A Changing Relationship
Author: Chris Gosden
ISBN 13: 9780415162500
ISBN 10: 415162505
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1999-11-13
Format: Paperback
Pages: 248
List Price: $43.95

Anthropolgy and Archaeology provides a valuable and much-needed introduction to the theories and methods of these two inter-related subjects.
This volume covers the historical relationship and contemporary interests of archaeology and anthropology. It takes a broad historical approach, setting the early history of the disciplines with the colonial period during which the Europeans encountered and attempted to make sense of many other peoples. It shows how the subjects are linked through their interest in kinship, economics and symbolism, and discusses what each contribute to debates about gender, material culture and globalism in the post-colonial world.