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PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE  How Old is It?  The Idea of Prehistory • Linear and cyclical view of the past; the idea of progress • Biblical origins • Archbishop James Ussher and the Bible: creation in 4004 B.C.   The Antiquity of Humans • Jacques Boucher de Perthes • Charles Lyell and the geological theory of uniformitarianism (replacing catastrophism) • Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution ( On the Origin of Species
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Unformatted text preview: , 1859) Archaeological Dating Methods Relative Dating Thomsen's Three Age System (Stone, Bronze, Iron) Stratigraphy and Superposition Seriation (Typology) Absolute (Chronometric) Dating Objects of Known Age (diagnostic artifacts) Dendrochronology Radiocarbon (C-14) PotassiumArgon (KA) Key Elements of Archaeological Research Research Design Survey Excavation Analysis Publication Interpretation Conservation...
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