Ethnology versus ethnographic analogy: a common confusion in archaeological interpretation

Cross-Cultural Research Vol/Iss. 30 Published In Pages: 316-329
By Peregrine, Peter N.


This article discusses the use of analogy to interpret the archaeological record. The author argues that Murdock's method of cross-cultural research is especially valuable for archaeological analogy. Some of the author's previous studies are presented in support of this argument.


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