Archaeology of Mesopotamia: Theories and Approaches / Edition 1

Archaeology of Mesopotamia: Theories and Approaches / Edition 1

by Roger Matthews, Matthews Roger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415253160

ISBN-13: 9780415253161

Pub. Date: 03/21/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The work of archaeologists is central to our understanding of Mesopotamia's past; this innovative volume evaluates the theories, methods, approaches and history of Mesopotamian archaeology from its origins in the 19th century up to the present day. Dr. Matthews places the discipline within its historical and social context, and explains how archaeologists conduct

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The work of archaeologists is central to our understanding of Mesopotamia's past; this innovative volume evaluates the theories, methods, approaches and history of Mesopotamian archaeology from its origins in the 19th century up to the present day. Dr. Matthews places the discipline within its historical and social context, and explains how archaeologists conduct their research through excavation, survey and other methods. In the four main chapters, he uses illustrated case-studies to show how archaeologists have approached central themes societies, empires and imperialism, and everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415253161
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Series:
Approaching the Ancient World Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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