Archaeology: Basic Field Methods
From preface: This book introduces field methods and the decision-making process with simple language. It provides a basis for understanding the links between the nature of archaeological evidence and the recognition of that evidence in the field, and the techniques involved in the search for, and recovery of, archaeological evidence in context.
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