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Archaeology and assemblage

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Introduction to special section of Cambridge Archaeological Journal on 'Archaeology and Assemblage'.

Assemblage is a concept common to a number of academic disciplines, most notably archaeology and art, but also geology and palaeontology. Archaeology can claim a special link to the term assemblage, though novel approaches to the concept of assemblage have recently been adopted from the fields of philosophy and political theory. These approaches, bracketed under the term ‘new materialism’, are discussed here. The introduction to this collection of papers outlines these approaches and evaluates their usefulness for archaeological practice and interpretation.

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Hamilakis, Yannis and Jones, Andrew Merion (2017) Archaeology and assemblage Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 27, (1), pp. 77-84. (doi:10.1017/S0959774316000688).

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Accepted/In Press date: 31 October 2016
e-pub ahead of print date: 11 January 2017
Published date: February 2017
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 403102
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/403102
ISSN: 0959-7743
PURE UUID: 8d448d68-3a1d-46f1-9408-7df2831761dc

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Date deposited: 24 Nov 2016 09:52
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 04:09

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Author: Yannis Hamilakis

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