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This quantity offers a chain of essays, written by way of Plains students of various examine pursuits and backgrounds, that observe postprocessual ways to the answer of present difficulties in Plains archaeology. Postprocessual archaeology is noticeable as a possible car for integrating culture-historical, processual, and postmodernist ways to unravel particular archaeological problems.

The participants tackle particular interpretive difficulties in all of the significant areas of the North American Plains, examine diversified Plains societies (including hunter-gatherers and farmers and their linked archaeological records), and view the political content material of archaeology in such fields as gender stories and cultural source administration. They steer clear of a programmatic adherence to a unmarried paradigm, arguing as a substitute mature archaeology will use diverse theories, tools, and methods to resolve specific empirical difficulties. via warding off over the top infatuation with the proper clinical method, this quantity addresses questions that experience frequently been labeled as past archaeological investigations.

individuals inlcude: Philip Duke, Michael C. Wilson, Alice B. Kehoe, Larry J. Zimmerman, Mary ok. Whelan, Patricia J. O'Brien, Monica Bargielski Weimer, David W. Benn, Richard A. Krause, James F. Brooks, Neil A. Mirau, Miranda Warburton, Melissa A. Connor, and Ian Hodder

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