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Lock, Gary

Confronting Scale in Archaeology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Confronting Scale
Gary Lock, Brian L. Molyneaux

Section 1.Introducing Scale: Space, Time and Size in The Past and the Present

2. On Being the Right Size: Affordances and the Meaning of Scale
Alan Costall

3. Timescales
Chris Gosden, Karola Kirsanow

4. Scale as Artifact: GIS, Ecological Fallacy, and Archaeological Analysis
Trevor M. Harris

5. Artifacts as Social Interference: The Politics of Spatial Scale
H. Martin Wobst

Section 2.Constructing Scale: Identifying Problems

6. Topographical Scale as Ideological and Practical Affordance: The Case of Devils Tower
Brian Leigh Molyneaux

7. Perspective Matters: Traversing Scale through Archaeological Practice
Thomas Yarrow

8. Artifacts as Landscapes: A Use-Wear Case Study of Upper Paleolithic Assemblages at the Solutré Kill Site, France
William E. Banks

9. Scale and Archaeological Evaluations: What are We Looking For?
Gill Hey

10. Scale, Model Complexity, and Understanding: Simulation of Settlement Processes in the Glenwood Locality of Southwestern Iowa, 1976 and 2000
Larry J. Zimmerman, Joe Alan Artz

11. Scale and Its Effects on Understanding Regional Behavioural Systems: An Australian Case Study
Malcolm Ridges

12. Custer’s Last Battle: Struggling with Scale
Richard A. Fox

Section 3.Interpreting Scale: Towards New Methodologies and Understandings

13. Temporal Scales and Archaeological Landscapes from the Eastern Desert of Australia and Intermontane North America
Simon J. Holdaway, LuAnn Wandsnider

14. Large Scale, Long Duration and Broad Perceptions: Scale Issues in Historic Landscape Characterisation
Graham Fairclough

15. Multiscalar Approaches to Settlement Pattern Analysis
Andrew Bevan, James Conolly

16. Grain, Extent, and Intensity: The Components of Scale in Archaeological Survey
Oskar Burger, Lawrence C. Todd

17. Persons and Landscapes: Shifting Scales of Landscape Archaeology
Vuk Trifkovic

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Keywords: SOCIAL SCIENCE / General SOC000000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780387327730

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