new guide to the discipline

Just out – Blackwell’s Companion to Archaeology.

An academic guide.

new book

I did the chapter on politics and archaeology. The argument is the one I first made back in the 1980s, when it was deeply unfashionable, that archaeology is a contemporary project, and archaeologists don’t discover the past, they work on what is left.

Here is an earlier and longer version in pdf [link]

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