chapter  8
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Histories of Archaeology

In 2009 Klejn published a history and critical a nalysis of the processual movement in archaeology. (This book had been written in the 1970s, but at that date the suggestion of a scientifi c revolution in Western archaeology could not be raised in Russia.) Whereas his 1979 ‘Panorama of Theoretical Archaeology’ had begun to introduce Western archaeologists to the archaeological theories of the east, The New Archaeology aimed to increase knowledge of western theoretical archaeology and its history among Russian archaeologists.