The future of archaeological theory.

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In this latest contribution to our ‘Archaeological Futures’ series, Julian Thomas reflects on the current state of Western archaeological theory and how it is likely to develop over the next few years. Archaeological theory has not ossified in the period since the processual/post-processual exchanges. The closer integration of archaeological thought with philosophical debates in the human sciences has gradually given rise to a theoretical landscape that would have been unrecognisable thirty years ago, in which ‘new materialisms’ figure significantly.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number348
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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