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Chapter 5: Timothy R. Pauketat, “Practice and History in Archaeology: An Emerging Paradigm,” pp. 73–98 from Anthropological Theory 1 (2001). Reprinted with permission of Sage. Chapter 6: Marcia-Anne Dobres, “Technology’s Links and Chaînes: The Processual Unfolding of Technique and Technician,” pp. 124–45 from Marcia-Anne Dobres and Christopher R. Hoffman (eds) The Social Dynamics of Technology: Practice, Politics, and Worldviews (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1999). Copyright © Marcia-Anne Dobres, 1999.
Tac¸on is Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology in the School of Arts at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia Lauren E. Talalay is Curator of Education at the Kelsey Museum at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Barbara L. Voss is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Jonathan R. Walz is a Lecturer in the Honors Program at the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL LouAnn Wurst is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Western Michigan at Kalamazoo, MI Alison Wylie is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA Larry J.
Talalay Introduction The Origins of Advertising Advertising, Social Identity and Visual Communication Advertising and the Identities of Ancient Culture Past and Present in Archaeoadverts Some Implications of Modern Advertising for Archaeology Conclusion Note References 31 The Past as Passion and Play: C¸ atalho¨yu¨k as a Site of Conflict in the Construction of Multiple Pasts Ian Hodder Introduction The Archaeological Discourse The Global and the Local A Reflexive Moment Conclusion References 32 Copyrighting the Past?