The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition by Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Larry J. Zimmerman | | 9780759108837 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition

by Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Larry J. Zimmerman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759108838

ISBN-13: 9780759108837

Pub. Date: 10/09/2008

Publisher: AltaMira Press

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural

Overview

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural heritage management projects. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook presents firmly grounded (pun intended!), essential, practical archaeological techniques and clearly elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. A wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists show in vivid detail how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is an indispensable tool for new and aspiring archaeologists as they venture into the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759108837
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
10/09/2008
Edition description:
North American Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter One: Preparing for Fieldwork Chapter 3 Chapter Two: Navigation, Mapping (and Life in the Field) Chapter 4 Chapter Three: Finding Sites Chapter 5 Chapter Four: Site Survey and Mapping Chapter 6 Chapter Five: Basic Excavation Techniques Chapter 7 Chapter Six: Recording Historical Sites Chapter 8 Chapter Seven: Recording Pre-Contact and Early Post-Contact Sites Chapter 9 Chapter Eight: Managing Cultural Heritage Chapter 10 Chapter Nine: Photography and Illustration Chapter 11 Chapter Ten: Getting Your Results Out There: Writing, Publication, and Interpretation

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