Book 2012

Reconsidering Archaeological Fieldwork

Exploring On-Site Relationships Between Theory and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4614-2337-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-2338-6 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-14

    Reconsidering Fieldwork, an Introduction: Confronting Tensions in Fieldwork and Theory

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-29

    How to Archaeologize with a Hammer

  4. Chapter

    Pages 31-52

    Often Fun, Usually Messy: Fieldwork, Recording and Higher Orders of Things

  5. Chapter

    Pages 53-66

    Where the Rubber Hits the Road: A Critical Analysis of Archaeological Decision Making on Highways Projects in Ireland

  6. Chapter

    Pages 67-84

    An Archaeology of Many Steps

  7. Chapter

    Pages 85-96

    Stepping into Comfortable Old Shoes: ‘The Consequence of Archaeological Comfortability’

  8. Chapter

    Pages 97-112

    Walking the Line Between Past and Present: ‘Doing’ Phenomenology on Historic Battlefields

  9. Chapter

    Pages 113-130

    The Struggle Within: Challenging the Subject/Object Relationship on a Shoestring

  10. Chapter

    Pages 131-146

    Through Many Eyes: A Non-hierarchical Approach to Interpreting a Site in New Brunswick, New Jersey

  11. Chapter

    Pages 147-165

    The Archaeology of the Aesthetic

  12. Chapter

    Pages 167-180


  13. Back Matter

    Pages 181-183