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The Garbage Project Due: in class Monday, October 8 th This project aims to give you a sense of how archaeologists analyze and form arguments based on their data. As we discussed briefly at the onset of the course, archaeology studies humans’ material remains in order to describe and explain human behavior. Most of us associate archeology with studies of the past. While that is often the case, archaeologists may use the same principles to study contemporary cultural groups. This garbage project is one such instance. Requirements for this project: 1. Read the following articles posted on blackboard AAA “From Tikal to Tucson: Today’s Garbage is Tomorrow’s Artifact” (1981) G.G. Harrison, W. Rathje, and W.W. Hughes “Food Waste Behavior in an Urban Population” (1975) 2. Locate and read at least one other anthropology-related source (i.e., article in academic journal or book). The goal of this project is not to develop a bibliography or document literature searches, but rather to gain a better understanding of how
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