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Archaeological data, subcultures and social dynamics

  • Keith J. Matthews (a1)
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The archaeological record is dominated by the repeated object and the repeated event, so we search for patterns that explain the regular in general terms. But human societies are not like that; the mass is actually made up of individuals, and the engine of change more often at the margin than at the centre.

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