Grammar of the Archaeological Record
Volume Two. The System
Contents

May 2010 - G. Buccellati
[August 2022 - M. De Pietri]
A Digital Monograph
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Compact Table of Contents
Detailed Table of Contents

Compact Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 -
System Configuration

Section A. Constituents: The concept
    Chapter 2 - Nature and structure of constituents
    Chapter 3 - Constituent inventory
    Chapter 4 - Constituent labels
    Chapter 5 - Constituent Properties

Section B. Primary Categorization
    Chapter 6 - The Main Roster
    Chapter 7 - Lexicon for main roster
    Chapter 8 - Special rosters
    Chapter 9 - Lexica for special rosters
    Chapter 10 - Standards

Section C. Stratigraphic clustering
    Chapter 11 - Introductory
    Chapter 12 - The MZ frame
    Chapter 13 - Sequences
    Chapter 14 - Horizons

Section D. Typological clustering
    Chapter 21 - Introductory
    Chapter 22 - The built environment
    Chapter 23 - Objects
    Chapter 24 - Samples and specimens

Section E. Analytical record
    Chapter 31 - Introductory
    Chapter 32 - Data structure
    Chapter 33 - Text files

Section F. Synthesis
    Chapter 41 - Emplacement correlations
    Chapter 42 - Depositional inferences
    Chapter 43 - Typological universes
    Chapter 44 - Functional analysis
    Chapter 45 - Conservation
    Chapter 46 - Presentation
    Chapter 47 - Beyond the record

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Detailed Table of Contents

Chapter 1   System Configuration

SECTION A
CONSTITUENTS: THE CONCEPT

Chapter 2    Nature and structure of constituents
   2.1   The notion of minimal constituents
   2.2   Classes of constituents
   2.3   Structure of constituents
   2.4   Properties of constituents

Chapter 3   Constituent inventory
   3.1   Introductory
   3.2   Elements
   3.3   Para-elements
   3.4   Complex elements (element clusters)
   3.5   Referents
   3.6   Complex referents (referent clusters)
   3.7   Summary
   3.8   A note on incidentals

Chapter 4   Constituent label
   4.1   Introductory
   4.2   Rank 1: Project
   4.3   Rank 2: Book
   4.4   Rank 3: Constituent proper
   4.5   Rank 2: Component
   4.6   Constituent label: Summary

Chapter 5   Properties
   5.1   Labels, properties and codes
   5.2   Rosters: codes for variables
   5.3   Lexica: codes for variants
   5.4   Standards: criteria for variants
   5.5   Particulars of recording

SECTION B
CONSTITUENTS: CATEGORIZATION

Chapter 6   The Main Roster
   6.1   Introductory
   6.2   The five major categories
   6.3   Labeling
   6.4   Designation/Count
   6.5   Recovery

Chapter 7   Lexicon for main roster

Chapter 8   Special rosters

Chapter 9   Lexica for secondary rosters

Chapter 10   Standards

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