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Data relevant to most, if not all, of the components of past sociocultural systems are preserved in the archaeological record.... Our task, then, is to devise means for extracting this information from the data.
The archaeological record is here with us in the present.
Analogy serves to provoke certain types of questions which can, on investigation, lead to the recognition of more comprehensive ranges of order in the archaeological data.
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November 21, 1932
April 11, 2011
Lewis Roberts Binford was an American archaeologist known for his influential work in archaeological theory, ethnoarchaeology and the Paleolithic period.
In Pursuit of the Past (1983)
Nunamiut ethnoarchaeology (1978)
Bones: Ancient Men and Modern Myths (1981)
An archaeological perspective (1972)
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