Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-206)
|Series||BAR international series ;, 998|
|LC Classifications||GN778.22.N8 S644 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||206 p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||2002327226|
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Classifications are central to archaeology. Yet the theoretical literature on the subject, both in archaeology and the philosophy of science, bears very little relationship to what actually occurs in practice. This problem has long interested William Adams, a field archaeologist, and Ernest Adams, a philosopher of science, who describe their book as an ethnography of archaeological classification. Altered Landscapes: It is likely that the landscape was viewed very differently through prehistoric eyes. The interconnectivity between ourselves, the constructions and the landscape suggests that the Earth was perceived as a physically living canvas which megalithic . Books shelved as prehistoric-fiction: The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean M. Auel, The Valley of Horses by Jean M. Auel, The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Aue. High above the noise and traffic of metropolitan Phoenix, Native American rock art offers mute testimony that another civilization once thrived in the Arizona desert. In the city's South Mountains, prehispanic peoples pecked thousands of images into the mountains' boulders and outcroppings—images that today's hikers can encounter with every bend in the trail/5(2).