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William Duncan Strong

(1899—1962)


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(1899–1962) [Bi]

American archaeologist best known for developing the direct historical approach during the interwar years. This involved working backwards in time from the recorded historical past into prehistoric times to develop local sequences of continuity and discontinuity.

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G. R. Willey, 1998, William Duncan Strong. In Portraits in American archaeology. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 74–96

Subjects: Archaeology.


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