The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills

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Taylor & Francis, Jun 24, 2008 - History - 452 pages
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This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this third edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.

The Archaeology Coursebook:

  • introduces the most commonly examined archaeological methods, concepts, and themes, and provides the necessary skills to understand them
  • explains how to interpret the material students may meet in examinations and how to succeed with different types of assignments and exam questions
  • supports study with case studies, key sites, key terms, tasks and skills development
  • illustrates concepts and commentary with over 300 photos and drawings of excavation sites, methodology and processes, tools and equipment
  • links from its own website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415462860 to other key websites in archaeology at the right level
  • contains new material on "Issues in Modern Archaeology", "Sites and People in the Landscape" and "People and Society in the Past", new case studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams; as well as updates on examination changes for pre-university students.

This is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.

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About the author (2008)

Jim Grant is a Chief Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Assistant Principal at Cirencester College. He has experience as a field archaeologist.

Sam Gorin is Chief Moderator for A Level Archaeology and was formerly a Curriculum Director at Newark and Sherwood College. He has been widely involved in field archaeology in the East Midlands.

Neil Fleming is a Chief Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Upper-Sixth House Master at Christ's Hospital, Horsham. He is a highly experienced teacher of archaeology who also has field archaeology experience.

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