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The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Charles Perreault

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Archaeologists routinely interpret the archaeological record in terms of microscale processes – individual-level processes that operate within the human lifespan. In embracing this goal, ... More


The Search for Smoking Guns

Charles Perreault

in The Quality of the Archaeological Record

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226630823
eISBN:
9780226631011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226631011.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The way archaeologists test their hypotheses undermines their capacity to make valid inferences about the human past. Historical sciences seek to explain contemporary traces in terms of past causes. ... More


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