Archaeology: theories, methods and practice
Written by the leading authors Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn, "Archaeology: The Key Concepts" is an invaluable resource, providing an up-to-date and comprehensive survey of the key terms and their impact on archaeological thinking and method.
- Thinking about landscape
- Archaeology of cult and religion
- Cultural evolution
- Concepts of time
- Urban societies
- The Antiquity of Man
- Archaeology of gender
- Feminist archaeology
- Experimental archaeology
- Multiregional evolution
Each entry offers a definition of the term, explaining its origin and development, as well as a guide to further reading and extensive cross-referencing. This book is a superb guide for anyone studying or teaching the subject or with an interest in archaeology.
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Review: Archaeology: Theories, Methods and PracticeUser Review - Reg - Goodreads
Although by no means an expert, I do have some issues with some of the book's "boxes", eg the one regarding the Lindow Man -- if I remember right, the book states that it is unknown why he died, but ... Read full review
Review: Archaeology: Theories, Methods and PracticeUser Review - Alphaomega - Goodreads
This book is one of it kinds! Its all about archaeology and its method in field works! ARCHAEOLOGY ROCKS!!! :) Read full review
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