Theory and Method (Other Keyword)
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Archive of papers from Volume 2 of the Australian Journal of Historical Archaeology, published by the Australian Society for Historical Society (ASHA) in 1984.
The Swiss Family Robinson Model: A Comment and Appraisal (1984)
In their paper, The Swiss Family Robinson and the archaeology of colonisations, in Volume 1 of this journal, Birmingham and Jeans advocate adoption by Australian historical archaeologists of the American hypothetico-deductive method for investigating historic sites and propose a model of colonisation and development from which hypotheses can be drawn. In this paper by Damaris Bairstow, of Newcastle, NSW, it is maintained that historical archaeology is fundamentally inductive, that the...