International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2023 (Vols. 1-61)
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'Gramsh A, 2015: Culture, Change, Identity – Approaches to the Interpretation of Cultural Change. Anthropologie (Brno) 53, 3: 341-349'.
Thinking about culture and cultural change lies at the heart of archaeological interpretation. In a brief overview of traditional archaeological approaches several "prime movers" for the change of culture or society are discussed that tend to externalize the reasons for change. Looking for reasons for change outside archaeological cultures facilitated the understanding of these cultures as homogeneous and static. In a rather pointed juxtaposition dynamic and multifaceted concepts of culture and cultural change are presented. Reference is made to both Neolithic and modern examples.
Archaeological culture – Culture change – Identity – Practice – Process – Hybridity

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