Encyclopedic Dictionary of Archaeology

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Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 30, 2000 - Social Science - 708 pages
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A modern, comprehensive compilation of more than 7,000 entries covering themes, concepts, and discoveries in archaeology written in nontechnical language and tailored to meet the needs of professionals, students and general readers. The main subject areas include artifacts; branches of archaeology, chronology; culture; features; flora and fauna; geography; geology; language; people; related fields; sites; structures; techniques and methods; terms and theories; and tools.
 

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Contents

Aa
1
Bb
49
Cc
87
Dd
146
Ee
166
Ff
184
Gg
201
Hh
223
Pp
414
Qq
464
Rr
469
Ss
487
Tt
548
Uu
581
Vv
588
Ww
596

Ii
248
Jj
262
Kk
267
LI
293
Mm
323
Nn
377
Oo
399
Xx
606
Yy
609
Zz
613
Bibliography
617
Supplementary List of Archaeological Sites and Terms
623
A Timeline
679
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Barbara Ann Kipfer, Ph.D., is a lexicographer who has authored or compiled more than forty books, including the Dictionary of American Slang (with Robert L. Chapman), The Order of Things, Writer's Digest Flip Dictionary, and the bestselling 14,000 Things to Be Happy About. She received her doctorate in linguistics from England's University of Exeter.

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