The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion / Edition 1

The Archaeologist's Fieldwork Companion / Edition 1

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by Barbara Ann Kipfer
     
 

The Archaeologist’s Fieldwork Companion is the only current collection of the practical information and material needed by archaeologists doing fieldwork. Specifically designed as a one-volume resource to be carried into the field, this concise informational toolkit provides detailed sections on classification and typology, creating forms and records,

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The Archaeologist’s Fieldwork Companion is the only current collection of the practical information and material needed by archaeologists doing fieldwork. Specifically designed as a one-volume resource to be carried into the field, this concise informational toolkit provides detailed sections on classification and typology, creating forms and records, measurement and conversion, mapping, drawing, and photographing, and help with planning, along with a section of lists and checklists, and a resources section containing information on relevant associations and publications, the law and ethics relating to archaeology, and where to buy supplies. A final section contains extensive lists of abbreviations.

This rich compendium of crucial tools will be an invaluable aid not only to students undertaking fieldwork for the first time, but also to seasoned archaeologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405118859
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/30/2006
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
3.94(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. Classification and Typology.

2. Forms and Records.

3. Lists and Checklists.

4. Mapping, Drawing, and Photographing.

5. Measurement and Conversion.

6. Planning Help.

7. Resources.

Appendix: Abbreviations and Codes.

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