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The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History

Tom Brughmans, Anna Collar, and Fiona Coward

Abstract

One of the most exciting recent developments in archaeology and history has been the adoption of new perspectives which see human societies in the past--as in the present--as made up of networks of interlinked individuals. This view of people as always connected through physical and conceptual networks along which resources, information, and disease flow, requires archaeologists and historians to use new methods to understand how these networks form, function, and change over time. The Connected Past provides a constructive methodological and theoretical critique of the growth in research appl ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198748519
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198748519.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Brughmans, editor

Anna Collar, editor

Fiona Coward, editor