Archaeology, an introduction : the history, principles, and methods of modern archaeology

by Kevin Greene

Paper Book, 1995

Status

Available

Call number

CC165 .G694 1995

Publication

Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.

Description

This fourth edition constitutes the most extensive reshaping of the text to date. In a lucid and accessible style Kevin Greene explains the discovery and excavation of sites, outlines major dating methods, gives clear explanations of scientific techniques and examines current theories and controversies.

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LibraryThing member soniaandree
This book is part of the SA188 introductory course in Archaeology from the Open University (UK). It simply explains the 'scientific' side of archaeology that is usually presented to first-year undergraduates. This is a clear and concise book; the explanations are well documented and allow students to also go further in the bibliographical elements if needed. The course is also sponsored by the British Museum and the York Archaeological Trust, which makes this book an introductary essential for anyone interested in the field.… (more)

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Physical description

208 p.; 25 cm

ISBN

0812215702 / 9780812215700

Barcode

34662000383452
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