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The Resource Social theory in archaeology and ancient history : the present and future of counternarratives, edited by Geoff Emberling

Social theory in archaeology and ancient history : the present and future of counternarratives, edited by Geoff Emberling

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Social theory in archaeology and ancient history : the present and future of counternarratives
Title
Social theory in archaeology and ancient history
Title remainder
the present and future of counternarratives
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edited by Geoff Emberling
Title variation
Social Theory in Archaeology & Ancient History
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Language
eng
Summary
Recently a new generation of archaeologists has recognized that large questions of development in societies are fundamentally important, thereby re-validating studying the rise of states, the origin of cities, and the collapse of civilizations. These essays demonstrate the importance of large historical questions in case studies of key civilizations
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UkCbUP
Dewey number
930.1
Index
index present
LC call number
CC72.4
LC item number
.S53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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Emberling, Geoff
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  • Social archaeology
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Social systems
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
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Social theory in archaeology and ancient history : the present and future of counternarratives, edited by Geoff Emberling
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Counternarratives: the archaeology of the long term and the large scale / Geoff Emberling -- Part II. Cultural trajectories -- Social evolutionary theory and the fifth continent: history without transformation? / Tim Murray -- Structures of authority: feasting and political practice in the earliest Mesopotamian states / Geoff Emberling -- Counternarratives and counterintuition: accommodating the unpredicted in the archaeology of complexity / Steven E. Falconer -- Inscribing legitimacy and building power in the Mekong Delta / Miriam T. Stark -- Part III. Cities, states, and empires -- The city in the state / Carla M. Sinopoli and Uthara Suvrathan -- Cities and ideology: the case of Assur in the Neo-Assyrian period / Peter Machinist -- City and countryside -- image and text: balancing rural and urban values in third-millennium Egypt / John Baines -- Local courts in centralizing states: the case of Ur III Mesopotamia / Laura Culbertson -- Part IV. Collapse and resilience -- Writing collapse / Severin Fowles -- Objects in crisis: curation, repair, and the historicity of things in the South Caucasus -- 1500-300 BCE / Adam T. Smith and Lori Khatchadourian -- Leaving classic Maya cities: agent-based modeling and the dynamics of diaspora / Patricia A. McAnany, Jeremy A. Sabloff, Maxime Lamoureux St-Hilaire, and Gyles Iannone -- Part V. Archaeology and history -- Settling on the ruins of Xia: archaeology of social memory in early China / Li Min -- Anti-history / Shannon Lee Dawdy -- Part VI. Commentary -- The present and future of counternarratives / Norman Yoffee
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CR9781107282056
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107639911
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
Label
Social theory in archaeology and ancient history : the present and future of counternarratives, edited by Geoff Emberling
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Nov 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Introduction -- Counternarratives: the archaeology of the long term and the large scale / Geoff Emberling -- Part II. Cultural trajectories -- Social evolutionary theory and the fifth continent: history without transformation? / Tim Murray -- Structures of authority: feasting and political practice in the earliest Mesopotamian states / Geoff Emberling -- Counternarratives and counterintuition: accommodating the unpredicted in the archaeology of complexity / Steven E. Falconer -- Inscribing legitimacy and building power in the Mekong Delta / Miriam T. Stark -- Part III. Cities, states, and empires -- The city in the state / Carla M. Sinopoli and Uthara Suvrathan -- Cities and ideology: the case of Assur in the Neo-Assyrian period / Peter Machinist -- City and countryside -- image and text: balancing rural and urban values in third-millennium Egypt / John Baines -- Local courts in centralizing states: the case of Ur III Mesopotamia / Laura Culbertson -- Part IV. Collapse and resilience -- Writing collapse / Severin Fowles -- Objects in crisis: curation, repair, and the historicity of things in the South Caucasus -- 1500-300 BCE / Adam T. Smith and Lori Khatchadourian -- Leaving classic Maya cities: agent-based modeling and the dynamics of diaspora / Patricia A. McAnany, Jeremy A. Sabloff, Maxime Lamoureux St-Hilaire, and Gyles Iannone -- Part V. Archaeology and history -- Settling on the ruins of Xia: archaeology of social memory in early China / Li Min -- Anti-history / Shannon Lee Dawdy -- Part VI. Commentary -- The present and future of counternarratives / Norman Yoffee
Control code
CR9781107282056
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107639911
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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