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Form, Function & Context

(2000) In Acta Archaeological Lundensia. Series in 8° 31.
Abstract
This book contains a series of articles based on papers presented at a

Nordic symposium held in autumn 1997. The articles have archaeological

material culture as their main focus. They deal with the fundamental, but

often ignored, questions of how form, function and context relate to each

other and how form and in particular function may change with context. The

central concept of context - defined as the totality of relationships

material culture enters - is of determining importance. Whereas material

culture may be summarized as the carrier of cultural identity, the context

is the framework in which form and function operate. The articles in this

book seek... (More)
This book contains a series of articles based on papers presented at a

Nordic symposium held in autumn 1997. The articles have archaeological

material culture as their main focus. They deal with the fundamental, but

often ignored, questions of how form, function and context relate to each

other and how form and in particular function may change with context. The

central concept of context - defined as the totality of relationships

material culture enters - is of determining importance. Whereas material

culture may be summarized as the carrier of cultural identity, the context

is the framework in which form and function operate. The articles in this

book seek to explore the potential hidden in the interface between

form, function and context and they address this relationship from various

perspectives. (Less)
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Scandinavian prehistory, form and function
in
Acta Archaeological Lundensia. Series in 8°
editor
Olausson, Deborah LU and Vandkilde, Helle LU
volume
31
pages
307 pages
publisher
Institute of Archaeology, University of Lund
ISSN
0065-0994
ISBN
91-22-018476
language
English
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yes
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Nordic symposium held in autumn 1997. The articles have archaeological<br/><br>
material culture as their main focus. They deal with the fundamental, but<br/><br>
often ignored, questions of how form, function and context relate to each<br/><br>
other and how form and in particular function may change with context. The<br/><br>
central concept of context - defined as the totality of relationships<br/><br>
material culture enters - is of determining importance. Whereas material<br/><br>
culture may be summarized as the carrier of cultural identity, the context<br/><br>
is the framework in which form and function operate. The articles in this<br/><br>
book seek to explore the potential hidden in the interface between<br/><br>
form, function and context and they address this relationship from various<br/><br>
perspectives.},
  editor       = {Olausson, Deborah and Vandkilde, Helle},
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  issn         = {0065-0994},
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  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Book Editor},
  pages        = {307},
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  series       = {Acta Archaeological Lundensia. Series in 8°},
  title        = {Form, Function & Context},
  volume       = {31},
  year         = {2000},
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