Response: Defining the Need for a Definition
Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press at UCLA
This piece responds to the ideas and themes expressed so well in the CotsenAdvanced Seminar conference papers and conversation. It explores the benefits andliabilities for archaeology of more culturally detailed arguments about the natureof ritual, while underscoring the basic theory of a practice approach to ritual.
The Archaeology of Ritual
Cotsen Advanced Seminar
Bell, C. M. (2008) Defining the Need for a Definition. In E. Kyriakidis (Ed.) The Archaeology of Ritual. University of California at Los Angeles, pp. 277-88.