2-14-11.Out - Archaeology/Ethnography, Ethnohistory,...

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Anthro 2 Read: Ashmore + Sharer Ch. 3 2/14/11 V. HISTORY OF ARCHAEOLOGY 1. Practice of American Archaeology (1900-1920) A. Roots of Anthropological Archaeology B. Study of Native American Societies Historic Continuity – Present and Past Societies Smithsonian Institution C. Direct Historical Approach – Holistic Anthropological Perspective; Use Knowledge of Present to Reconstruct Past D. Example: Mound Builders’ Debate, Cyrus Thomas, Late Prehistoric Mounds of Midwest and Southeast (Burial, Platform, Geometric Mounds) Who Built the Mounds? Myth of Mound Builders Early Development of Historical Anthropology:
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Unformatted text preview: Archaeology/Ethnography, Ethnohistory, Biological Anthropology; Direct Historical Approach as Ethnographic Analogy E. Anthropological Arch; taught in first Anthro Dept 2. Culture History Approach (1920-1960) Recognition: Native American antiquity + Change A. Chronology Building; Stratigraphic Excavation: Law of Superposition, Seriation (Three-Age System, Max Uhle, Manuel Gamio, Nels Nelson in Amer. SW: Arbitrary Levels) B. Paleo-Indian Sites --1926, Folsom Site, New Mexico, Fluted Points, Bison antiquus, Clovis Site;...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2/AC taught by Professor Wilkes during the Spring '09 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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