Quest for the Past: Great Discoveries in Archaeology
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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