By Matthew Johnson
- New version of a popular introductory textual content that explores the expanding variety of ways to archaeological theory
- Features extra prolonged assurance of 'traditional' or culture-historical archaeology
- Examines concept around the English-speaking international and beyond
- Offers vastly accelerated insurance of evolutionary thought, divided into sociocultural and Darwinist approaches
- Includes an extended word list, bibliography, and beneficial feedback for additional readings
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Archaeological Theory: An Introduction by Matthew Johnson