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  • n. A methodological analysis of processes in the social sciences
  • n. The application of processual methods in archaeology and anthropology


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  • This post on 'What comes after post-processualism' caught my eye, I guess because I have a fascination with the ways in which archaeological theory affects database design and digitisation strategies.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • As more and more archaeologists adopted its basic tenets, the Binford Clarke school of thought became known as “processualism” or “processual archaeology,” because of its emphasis on understanding the processes of change in ancient societies.

    The Goddess and the Bull


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