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Archaeology's ‘People’

  • Reinhard Bernbeck (a1) and Susan Pollock (a1)


We commend González-Ruibal et al. (above) for their well-formulated challenge to a widely held view in Anglophone archaeology. Their insistence that archaeologists must rethink their position in a radically changed political context is highly apposite, although we do not agree entirely with all of their arguments. Here, we address three principal issues.


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