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date: 05 August 2020

New Archaeology 

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

Timothy Darvill

[Ge]A movement that began in America in the 1960s, aimed at making archaeology more scientific, with explicit theory and rigorous methodologies. At the heart of the thinking was a positivist belief in the principles of the scientific method (especially hypothesis testing or hypothetico‐deductive reasoning). In the USA many of these ideas were set out by ... ...

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