Archaeology

Written By Brian M. Fagan
Archaeology
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 September 2021
  • ISBN : 100044029X
  • Pages : 392 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Archaeology written by Brian M. Fagan which was release on 30 September 2021, this book published by Routledge. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Archaeology is a jargon-free and accessible introduction to the field which details how archaeologists study the human past in all its fascinating diversity. Now in its thirteenth edition, this classic textbook has been updated to include the latest research and new findings in the field. Reflecting the global scope of the discipline, the book has a truly international coverage of important discoveries and sites from many corners of the globe. Individual chapters examine archaeology and its history, considering the role of the archaeologist and how they discover, investigate and classify sites and artifacts. This journey through archaeology also includes a discussion of important individuals and groups, and some of the ways in which archaeologists attempt to explain major social and cultural changes in the remote past. Archaeology ends with an outline of the complex world of cultural resource management and gives invaluable advice on how to become an archaeologist. Richly illustrated throughout, this popular and engaging textbook on archaeological methods has introduced generations of students to the captivating world of archaeology.

Archaeology

Archaeology
  • Author : Brian M. Fagan,Nadia Durrani
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Total pages : 392
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : Archaeology is a jargon-free and accessible introduction to the field which details how archaeologists study the human past in all its fascinating diversity. Now in its thirteenth edition, this classic textbook has been updated to include the latest research and new findings in the field. Reflecting the global scope of ...

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art

The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Rock Art
  • Author : Bruno David,Ian J. McNiven
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Total pages : 1152
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : This handbook is currently in development, with individual articles publishing online in advance of print publication. At this time, we cannot add information about unpublished articles in this handbook, however the table of contents will continue to grow as additional articles pass through the review process and are added to ...

The Archaeology of Death and Burial

The Archaeology of Death and Burial
  • Author : Michael Parker Pearson
  • Publisher : Texas A&M University Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 250
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : This book reviews the latest research in this field, and describes the sometimes controversial interpretations that have led to rapid advances in our understanding of life and death in the distant past."....

World Prehistory and Archaeology

World Prehistory and Archaeology
  • Author : Michael Chazan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-08-22
  • Total pages : 460
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : An Integrated Picture of Prehistory as an Active Process of Discovery World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time, fourth edition, provides an integrated discussion of world prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the relevance of how we know and what we know about our human prehistory. A cornerstone of ...

Pot Luck

Pot Luck
  • Author : Florence Cline Lister
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 183
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : The doyenne of southwestern American archaeology offers a personal view of the last half century. While many of the faces and names conjured up in the personal side of this book may be of purely local interest, Florence Lister's view of ceramic analysis is more wide-reaching, she was a pioneer ...

The Archaeology of Early China

The Archaeology of Early China
  • Author : Gideon Shelach-Lavi
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-01-26
  • Total pages : 360
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : This volume aims to satisfy a pressing need for an updated account of Chinese archaeology. It covers an extended time period from the earliest peopling of China to the unification of the Chinese Empire some two thousand years ago. The geographical coverage includes the traditional focus on the Yellow River ...

Archaeology at the Millennium

Archaeology at the Millennium
  • Author : Gary M. Feinman,T. Douglas Price
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2001-07-31
  • Total pages : 508
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : In this book an internationally distinguished roster of contributors considers the state of the art of the discipline of archaeology at the turn of the 21st century and charts an ambitious agenda for the future. The chapters address a wide range of topics including, paradigms, practice, and relevance of the ...

Near Eastern Archaeology

Near Eastern Archaeology
  • Author : Suzanne Richard
  • Publisher : Eisenbrauns
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 486
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : Annotation Filling a gap in classroom texts, more than 60 essays by major scholars in the field have been gathered to create the most up-to-date and complete book available on Levantine and Near Eastern archaeology. The book is divided into two sections: "Theory, Method, and Context," and "Cultural Phases and Topics," ...

Geological Methods for Archaeology

Geological Methods for Archaeology
  • Author : Norman Herz,Ervan G. Garrison
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 343
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : This book discusses the application of geological methods and theory to archaeology. Written as a survey text covering appropriate methods and techniques taken from geology, geophysics, geochemistry, and geochronology, it shows the student the practicality and importance of each technique's use in solving archaeological problems. Specific techniques are illustrated by ...

Archaeological Theory

Archaeological Theory
  • Author : Matthew Johnson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : "Archaeological Theory, 2nd Edition" is the most current and comprehensive introduction to the field available. Thoroughly revised and updated, this engaging text offers students an ideal entry point to the major concepts and ongoing debates in archaeological research. Exploring the many ways of approaching the human past, from positivism to ...

The Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology

The Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology
  • Author : Charles E. Orser, Jr.,Andres Zarankin,Pedro Funari,Susan Lawrence,James Symonds
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-07-26
  • Total pages : 996
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : The Routledge Handbook of Global Historical Archaeology is a multi-authored compendium of articles on specific topics of interest to today’s historical archaeologists, offering perspectives on the current state of research and collectively outlining future directions for the field. The broad range of topics covered in this volume allows for ...

The Archaeology of Early Egypt

The Archaeology of Early Egypt
  • Author : David Wengrow
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-05-25
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : In this authoritative survey of the archaeology of early Egypt, David Wengrow offers a new interpretation of the emergence of farming economies and the dynastic state, c.10,000 to 2,650 BC. Exploring key themes such as the nature of state power, kingship and the inception of writing, Wengrow illuminates prehistoric social development ...

Handbook of South American Archaeology

Handbook of South American Archaeology
  • Author : Helaine Silverman,William Isbell
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-04-06
  • Total pages : 1192
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : Perhaps the contributions of South American archaeology to the larger field of world archaeology have been inadequately recognized. If so, this is probably because there have been relatively few archaeologists working in South America outside of Peru and recent advances in knowledge in other parts of the continent are only ...

Archaeology Africa

Archaeology Africa
  • Author : Martin Hall
  • Publisher : James Currey Publishers
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Total pages : 277
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : Provides a detailed introduction to archaeology as practised in the African continent....

Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology

Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-12-04
  • Total pages : 8015
  • ISBN : 100044029X
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Summary : Archaeology – the study of human cultures through the analysis and interpretation of artefacts and material remains – continues to captivate and engage people on a local and global level. Internationally celebrated heritage sites such as the pyramids—both Egyptian and Mayan—Lascaux caves, and the statues of Easter Island provide insights ...