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Gustaf Kossinna

(1858—1931)

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Culture-people Hypothesis

Culture-people Hypothesis  

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The culture-people model proposes that distinctive archaeological cultures, which are comprised of “packages” of artifacts repeatedly used together in a particular time and place, are the remains of ...
Kossinna, Gustaf

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Ulrich Veit

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
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Gustaf Kossinna (1858–1931) has often been portrayed as the evil mind behind the Nazi exploitation of prehistoric archaeology in Germany.

Kossinna, Gustaf

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2009
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(1858–1931) [Bi] German linguist and prehistorian well known for his nationalistic views on the use of archaeological research. Born in Tilsit, East Prussia, he attended the ... More
nationalism

nationalism  

[De]A set of beliefs and symbols expressing identification with a given national community.
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speech  

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An audiovisual communicative process, speech involves linguistic, paralinguistic, and kinesic signs integrated in a single dynamic structure centered mainly on the “speaking face.” These signs ...

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