Archaeology: a brief introduction

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Longman, 1997 - Social Science - 278 pages
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Archaeology: A Brief Introduction, by renowned archaeologist and author Brian M. Fagan, sets the standard for an introduction to the field, drawing on examples from all periods of the human past. With concise and comprehensive writing, Archaeology provides readers with authoritative knowledge on basic principles, methods, and theoretical approaches to archaeology. New and updated information includes an emphasis on gender and ethnic diversity, increased coverage of ethics and the role of archaeology in the modern world, and an extended discussion of non-intrusive archaeology and remote sensing. Brief, yet comprehensive, Archaeology, 6/e successfully provides an overview of archaeology, beginning with coverage on research and the principles of culture, context, and dating methods.

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Loved this read in my first year of Archaeo degree, so bought a second hand copy to have on my shelf. Read full review

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User Review  - Angela Joyce - Goodreads

Sets out to dispel the myth that being an archaeologist will turn you into Indiana Jones-- and it succeeds! This is a practical and engaging introduction to the subject that will help you decide if you're serious about studying this or not. Read full review

Contents

ARCHAEOLOGY AS ANTHROpOLOGy
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CULTURE
33
THE PRESENT AND THE PAST
49
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Brian M. Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the UnBrian M. Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a leading authoritiversity of California, Santa Barbara, is a leading authority on world prehistory. His many books include Floods, Faminey on world prehistory. His many books include Floods, Famines, and Emperors. s, and Emperors.

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