Reading Archaeology: An Introduction

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Robert James Muckle
Broadview Press, 2008 - Social Science - 366 pages

Designed as a supplement to introductory texts in archaeology, Reading Archaeology offers selections from scholarly journals and books as well as from semi-scientific periodicals and the popular press. Readings are chosen based on their potential to stimulate student interest and introduce a diversity of archaeological literature in all its major forms.

Reading Archaeology pairs well with Muckle's core text, Introducing Archaeology, which uses the same thematic organization, but can easily be used with any other introductory archaeology text.

Special Combined Price: Reading Archaeology may be ordered together with Introducing Archaeology at a special discounted price. In order to secure the package price, the following ISBN must be used when ordering: 978-1-55402-668-5.

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Contents

SITUATING ARCHAEOLOGY PAST AND PRESENT
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The Curse of the Curse of the Pharaohs
19
Were Luxury Foods the First Domesticates?
33
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Robert J. Muckle is Professor of Anthropology at Capilano University in North Vancouver, BC. He has extensive experience working with Indigenous peoples and has been researching, writing, and teaching about Indigenous peoples and anthropology for more than 20 years. He is the author of the bestselling First Nations of British Columbia as well as Introducing Archaeology and Reading Archaeology. He also has been a regular columnist for Teaching Anthropology, Popular Anthropology, and Anthropology News.

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