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Agency in Archaeology

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Agency in Archaeology is the first critical volume to scrutinise the concept of agency and to examine in-depth its potential to inform our understanding of the past. Theories of agency recognise that human beings make choices, hold intentions and take action. This offers archaeologists scope to move beyond looking at broad structural or environmental change and instead to ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 16th 2000 by Routledge
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Gotta be an archaeologist to really dig this book (sorry about the pun), but it is a good debate about the use of agency in archeology. It does a good job of defining the debate, introducing the concepts and then showing practical applications of differing versions of agency.
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