Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice
The bestselling textbook introduction to archaeology goes into its third edition, with increased coverage of the entire subject, from the history of archaeology to excavation, evidence, environment and conservation provided by 32 extra pages. All the most up-to-date theories and methods are included, from identity and gender archaeology to Chlorine-36 and the dating of rock art, molecular genetics and the latest techniques of artifact analysis. More than 600 illustrations include world maps, charts, diagrams and reconstructions, and over 100 special features cover major topics from underwater archaeology to radiocarbon dating, with summaries of 30 influential excavations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - orak100 - LibraryThing
Like most, this book was recommended reading on my undergrad degree. I used it many times as a reference work, both during uni and in the field. It is easy to read and accessible for anyone with an interest in archaeological practice. Highly recommended for anyone wishing to study archaeology. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Plinius - LibraryThing
Serious, comprehensive, wide ranging, illuminating. I learned a lot. Read full review