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Opening Doors to the Study of Long-Term Social Change

The Center for Comparative Archaeology at the University of Pittsburgh is dedicated to fostering the comparative study of ancient social change world-wide, strengthening connections among an international community of scholars, and supporting the long-term preservation of open-access archaeological data


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Settlement, Economy, and Society at Mayapán, Yucatán, Mexico

edited by Marilyn A. Masson, Timothy S. Hare, Carlos Peraza Lope, and Bradley W. Russell

Dr. Elizabeth Arkush becomes the new Center Director

In May 2022, Elizabeth Arkush replaced long-term Director Dr. Robert Drennan to lead the Center for Comparative Archaeology.

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Yuxi Valley Settlement Dataset

Regional settlement study of the Yuxi River Valley of Anhui, China

by Wenjing Wang and Weihong Wu

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