The archaeology handbook: a field manual and resource guide

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John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited, 1991 - Social Science - 259 pages
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Written expressly for amateur archaeologists and archaeological volunteers to help them discover how they can become part of this increasingly popular field. Covers subjects ranging from excavation techniques, tools, site locations, archaeological methods, archaeology and the law to conducting your own dig. Besides providing extensive data on gaining experience as volunteers of professionally organized digs, it offers an extensive resource section that includes archaeology organizations, field schools and sites, archaeological musems and a bibliography of reading matter which deals with archaeology. A large variety of line-drawings and photographs also assist the would-be archaeologist.

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With the publication of this book, there is now an easy answer to requests for a quick introduction to archaeology, how it is done, and how to become involved. Although McMillon is a bit preachy at ... Read full review


Part One An Introduction to Archaeology
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McMillon has written many travel books.

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