Methodological aspects of Iranian archaeology : past and present

  title={Methodological aspects of Iranian archaeology : past and present},
  author={Kamal Aldin Niknami},
A history and overview of the state of archaeological research in Iran from its beginnings to the present day. Kamal Aldin Niknami assesses recent developments in western archaeology and their impact or influence on Near Eastern practices. At times impartial, sometimes critical, especially of the absence of scientific methods and the lack of inter-disciplinary projects, the author presents a thorough assessment of traditional approaches as well as current issues and priorities for the future. 
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