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W.C. McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method

Author: R Lee Lyman; Michael J O'Brien; W C McKern
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2003.
Series: Classics in southeastern archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explains the deep influence of biological methods and theories on the practice of Americanist archaeology by exploring W.C. McKern's use of Linnaean taxonomy as the model for development  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lyman, R. Lee.
W.C. McKern and the Midwestern Taxonomic Method.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)655042786
Named Person: W C McKern; W C McKern
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Lee Lyman; Michael J O'Brien; W C McKern
ISBN: 0817312218 9780817312213 0817312226 9780817312220
OCLC Number: 50002541
Notes: Includes historical documents by W.C. McKern and others.
Description: xiii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Taxonomic classification and biological taxonomy --
Developing the Midwestern Taxonomic Method, 1930-1935 --
Subsequent developments, 1935-1940 --
Applications, comments, and later proposals --
The Midwestern Taxonomic Method in light of biological systematics --
Culture type classification for midwestern North American archaeology / W.C. McKern (1932) --
A suggested classification of cultures / Carl E. Guthe (1932) --
Local types and the regional distribution of pottery-bearing cultures / W.C. McKern (1933) --
The problem of culture classification / W.C. McKern, Thorne Deuel, and Carl E. Guthe (1933) --
Certain culture classification problems in middle western archaeology / W.C. McKern (1934) --
Some assumptions and implications of the McKern classification system / Thorne Deuel (1937) --
Review of Rediscovering Illinois : archaeological explorations in and around Fulton County / W.C. McKern (1938) --
The McKern and related systems of classification / Thorne Deuel (1939) --
The Midwestern Taxonomic Method as an aid to archaeological culture study / W.C. McKern (1939) --
Application of the Midwestern Taxonomic Method / W.C. McKern (1940) --
Taxonomy and the direct historical approach / W.C. McKern (1942) --
Regarding midwestern archaeological taxonomy / W.C. McKern (1943) --
An inaccurate description of Midwestern Taxonomy / W.C. McKern (1944).
Series Title: Classics in southeastern archaeology.
Responsibility: R. Lee Lyman and Michael J. O'Brien.

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"(This) is the third in a series of books by Lyman and O'Brien that closely reexamine the contributions of the culture history paradigm to Americanist archaeology. . . . A well-researched, Read more...

 
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