Confronting Scale in Archaeology: Issues of Theory and Practice

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Archaeological analysis operates on a continuum of scale from the microscopic analysis of a single artifact to regional interpretations of cultural adaptations over thousands of years. A common assumption is that shifting from one scale to another in space and time is a seamless process. Scale in this sense is invisible, a mere mathematical abstraction. Yet, issues of scale exist at the fundamental level of archaeological interpretation. The traditional analytical debate in archaeology - between advocates of the so-called ' ...

Confronting Scale in Archaeology: Issues of Theory and Practice 2007, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780387757018

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Confronting Scale in Archaeology: Issues of Theory and Practice 2006, Springer, New York, NY

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