|Title||Archaeology, Anthropology, and the Culture Concept|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Pagination||683 - 694|
|Keywords||culture, history of anthropology, history of archaeology|
The culture concept has been central to anthropology since the formational period of the discipline. Yet for much of the discipline's history it was used without explicit definition. Recent attempts to define it have yielded a range of varied formulations in the subdisciplines of archaeology and sociocultural anthropology. Does this mean that the center of anthropology—shared belief in a unified culture concept—has been destroyed? Quite the opposite, the author concludes—the debate has yielded benefits.
Archaeology, Anthropology, and the Culture Concept
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