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Archaeology and Language: The Puzzle of Indo-European Origins
  • A. Kehoe
  • History
    American Antiquity
  • 1 October 1989
The curious thing about Renfrew's new book is that although it means to argue a major professional question, it is written to the educated layperson. Chapters patiently, if succinctly, expound the
Archaeology and Language: The Puzzle of Indo-European Origins
  • A. Kehoe
  • History
    American Antiquity
  • 1 October 1989
The curious thing about Renfrew's new book is that although it means to argue a major professional question, it is written to the educated layperson. Chapters patiently, if succinctly, expound the
Points and Lines
“Social convention,” the application of standard terminology to phenomena, is highly influential in science, including archeology. I examine the application of the term “point” to stone and bone
The Mission of Metaphor in Expressive Culture [and Comments and Reply]
The reappearance of the metaphor concept in ethnologic inquiry suggests the need for a clearer trope-ology than we now possess. Metaphor (and metonym) is defined here as the predication of a
The North American Berdache [and Comments and Reply]
The status of berdache among North American Indians was filled by persons, usually male, who remained members of their biological gender but assumed important social characteristics of the other
Eliade and Hultkrantz: The European Primitivism Tradition
Two Europeans, Mircea Eliade and Ake Hultkrantz, have inspired a generation of academics and the public fascinated by the field of comparative religions. Intellectual brilliance, passion, vision-in
On the Ghost Dance
  • A. Kehoe
  • Sociology
    Current Anthropology
  • 1 December 2000
Breve mise au point de l'A. a propos d'un article de R. Stoffle et al. sur la danse des revenants paru dans un numero precedent de la revue (Current Anthropology, 41-2000 : Ghost Dancing the Grand
Archaeologies of Listening Beginning Thoughts
This chapter introduces the foundational principles of Archaeologies of Listening. It takes the reader back to the genesis of anthropological method as well as the debates that have influenced
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