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Archaeology, 5th Edition / Edition 5
     

Archaeology, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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by Robert L. Kelly, David Hurst Thomas
 

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ISBN-10: 0495602914

ISBN-13: 9780495602910

Pub. Date: 01/16/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This text pairs two of archaeology's most recognized names: Robert L. Kelly and David Hurst Thomas, who together have over 70 years of experience leading excavations. The fifth edition of ARCHAEOLOGY reflects the most recent research and changes in the field, while covering core concepts in an exceptionally student-friendly fashion using personalized examples

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This text pairs two of archaeology's most recognized names: Robert L. Kelly and David Hurst Thomas, who together have over 70 years of experience leading excavations. The fifth edition of ARCHAEOLOGY reflects the most recent research and changes in the field, while covering core concepts in an exceptionally student-friendly fashion using personalized examples and high-interest topics. This edition continues a tradition of combining academic rigor with an engaging writing style that has made ARCHAEOLOGY one of the most well-respected and best-selling texts in the discipline. The new, streamlined edition is enhanced with full-color photos and a completely new design. A rich array of supplemental resources are available for purchase, including a book companion website, as well as a CD-ROM developed by the authors entitled, DOING FIELDWORK: ARCHAEOLOGICAL DEMONSTRATIONS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495602910
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


1. Meet Some Real Archaeologists. 2. The Structure of Archaeological Inquiry. 3. Doing Fieldwork: Surveying for Archaeological Sites. 4. Doing Fieldwork: Why Archaeologists Dig Square Holes. 5. Geoarchaeology and Site Formation Processes. 6. Chronology Building: How to Get a Date. 7. The Dimensions of Archaeology: Time, Space, and Form. 8. Taphonomy, Experimental Archaeology, and Ethnoarchaeology. 9. People, Plants, and Animals in the Past. 10. Bioarchaeological Approaches to the Past. 11. Reconstructing Social and Political Systems of the Past. 12. The Archaeology of the Mind. 13. Understanding Key Transitions in World Prehistory. 14. Historical Archaeology: Insights on American History. 15. Caring for America's Cultural Heritage. 16. Archaeology's Future.

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