Archaeology: The Key Concepts / Edition 1

Archaeology: The Key Concepts / Edition 1

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by Colin Renfrew
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415317584

ISBN-13: 9780415317580

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method.

Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry

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From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method.

Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry offers a definition of the term, its origins and development, and all the major figures involved in the area.

The entries include:

  • thinking about landscape
  • archaeology of cult and religion
  • cultural evolution
  • concepts of time
  • urban societies
  • the antiquity of humankind
  • archaeology of gender
  • feminist archaeology
  • experimental archaeology
  • multiregional evolution.

With guides to further reading, extensive cross-referencing, and accessibly written for even beginner students, this book is a superb guide for anyone studying, teaching, or with any interest in this fascinating subject.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415317580
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Key Concepts. Contributors. Introduction. Key Concepts. Index

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