chapter  7
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Ethnoarchaeological Study of Clearance in Palestine

ByJuliana Nairouz

Archaeology in Palestine has been used over the past half century as a tool to facilitate the separation of Palestinians from their land. However it is also possible, and indeed necessary, for Palestinian archaeologists to use the discipline to contribute to an increased awareness of the importance of the land to the identity and well-being of the people, as demonstrated in the following ethnoarchaeological study of stone structures in central Palestine.