Field methods in archaeology

by Thomas R. Hester

Paper Book, 2009

Status

Available

Call number

CC75 .H45

Publication

Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, c2009.

Description

Field Methods in Archaeology has been the leading source for instructors and students in archaeology courses and field schools for 60 years since it was first authored in 1949 by the legendary Robert Heizer. Left Coast has arranged to put the most recent Seventh Edition back into print after a brief hiatus, making this classic textbook again available to the next generation of archaeology students. This comprehensive guide provides an authoritative overview of the variety of methods used in field archaeology, from research design, to survey and excavation strategies, to conservation of artifacts and record-keeping. Authored by three leading archaeologists, with specialized contributions by several other experts, this volume deals with current issues such as cultural resource management, relations with indigenous peoples, and database management as well as standard methods of archaeological data collection and analysis.… (more)

Language

Physical description

xii, 436 p.; 24 cm

ISBN

1598744283 / 9781598744286

Barcode

34662000711736
Page: 0.2171 seconds