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Entangled free pdf A powerful and innovative argument that explores the complexity of the human relationship with material things, demonstrating how humans and societies are entrapped into the maintenance and sustaining of material worlds * Argues that the interrelationship of humans and things is a defining characteristic of human history and culture * Offers a nuanced argument that values the physical processes of things without succumbing to materialism * Discusses historical and modern examples, using evolutionary theory to show how long-standing entanglements are irreversible and increase in scale and complexity over time * Integrates aspects of a diverse array of contemporary theories in archaeology and related natural and biological sciences * Provides a critical review of many of the key contemporary perspectives from materiality, material culture studies and phenomenology to evolutionary theory, behavioral archaeology, cognitive archaeology, human behavioral ecology, Actor Network Theory and complexity theory

About Ian Hodder

Ian Hodder is Dunlevie Family Professor in the Department ofAnthropology at Stanford University. Previously he was Professor ofArchaeology at Cambridge. His main large-scale excavation projectshave been at Haddenham in the east of England and atCatalhoyuk in Turkey. He has been awarded severalawards and honorary degrees. His books include TheLeopard s Tale: Revealing the Mysteries ofCatalhoyuk, The Archaeological Process(Blackwell), The Domestication of Europe (Blackwell), Symbols in Action and Reading the Past.

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Author : Ian Hodder
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 10 April 2012
ISBN : 0470672129
EAN : 9780470672129
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 264 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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