3 edition of The development of American archaeology, 1800-1879 found in the catalog.
The development of American archaeology, 1800-1879
Thomas Gilbert Tax
Written in English
|Statement||by Thomas Gilbert Tax.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 51769 (E)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 375 leaves.|
|Number of Pages||375|
|LC Control Number||90954769|
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This book tends to focus on American Archaeology, especially the American Southwest. It is well written and informative but in many places is very dry. Overall, this is a good text for a classroom.
Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: A thorough introduction sets the stage with a discussion of the history and value of North American archaeology.
The content is divided into eight sections representing general regions of North America north of Mexico. More than signed articles cover individual sites, or groups of related sites, dating f years ago through the. Writing the history of American archaeology, especially concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century arguments, is not always as straightforward as it might seem.
Archaeology’s trajectory from an avocation to a semi-profession to a specialized profession, rather than being a linear progression, was an untidy organic process that emerged from Cited by: 4. The development of North American archaeology: essays in the history of regional traditions.
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The development of American archaeology was an organic and untidy process, which emerged from the intellectual tradition of antiquarianism and closely allied itself with the natural sciences throughout the nineteenth century-especially geology and the debate about the origins and identity of indigenous mound-building cultures of the eastern United States.
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