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Unformatted text preview: political maps may thus be constructed from survey data. Site Hierarchy The site size and functional differences within A Group of roughly contemporary sites -- possibly indicating different economic arrangements, political hierarchy, etc. Central Place Theory Developed by the geographer Christaller to explain the spacing and function of the settlement landscape. Under idealized conditions, he argued, central places of the same size and nature would be equidistant from each other, surrounded by secondary centers with their own smaller satellites. In spite of its limitations, central place theory has found useful applications in archaeology as a preliminary heuristic device....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2008 for the course ANTH 210 taught by Professor Koetje during the Spring '08 term at Western Washington.
- Spring '08