Quest for the Past: Great Discoveries in Archaeology

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Waveland Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Social Science - 281 pages
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This revised second edition maintains the objective of the first edition; that is to tell the story of some well-known archaeologists & some remarkable excavations as well as to throw light on some of the ways in which the founders of the discipline unearthed early civilizations, probed the origins of humankind, etc.

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The Quest for the Past
How Archaeology Works
The Leakeys Valley of Bones

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Brian M. Fagan, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, is a leading authority on world prehistory. His many books include Floods, Famines, and Emperors.

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