The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition

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by Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Larry J. Zimmerman
     
 

This comprehensive handbook provides step-by-step instructions on how to do archaeological fieldwork in North America. The wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists clearly illustrate how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations.See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive handbook provides step-by-step instructions on how to do archaeological fieldwork in North America. The wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists clearly illustrate how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759108837
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
10/09/2008
Edition description:
North American Edition
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
688,254
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Heather Burke is a senior lecturer in the department of Anthropology at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia and has many years' experience as a consulting archaeologist.Claire Smith is President of the World Archaeological Congress and a research professor at the Institute of the Advanced Study for Humanity, the University of Newcastle, Australia.Larry J. Zimmerman is a professor of anthropology and museum studies and Public Scholar of Native American Representation at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis and Eiteljorg Museum.

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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