Discovering Our past: A Brief Introduction to Archaeology / Edition 3 by Wendy Ashmore, Robert J. Sharer, Robert J. Sharer | | 9780767411967 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Discovering Our past: A Brief Introduction to Archaeology / Edition 3

Discovering Our past: A Brief Introduction to Archaeology / Edition 3

by Wendy Ashmore, Robert J. Sharer, Robert J. Sharer
     
 

ISBN-10: 076741196X

ISBN-13: 9780767411967

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A brief, inexpensive introduction to the techniques, methods, and theoretical frameworks of contemporary archaeology. Derived from the authors' Archaeology: Discovering Our Past, this book follows the same organizing principle but in less detail.

Overview

A brief, inexpensive introduction to the techniques, methods, and theoretical frameworks of contemporary archaeology. Derived from the authors' Archaeology: Discovering Our Past, this book follows the same organizing principle but in less detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767411967
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. IntroductionArchaeologists and Archaeology Archaeology as a Science Archaeology and History Archaeology and Anthropology Archaeology as a Profession Summary For Further Reading Chapter 2. Archaeology's Past The Origins of Archaeology The Emergence of Modern Archaeology Summary For Further Reading Chapter 3. Contemporary Approaches to Archaeology The Cultural History Approach The Normative Model of Culture � Cultural History Research � Cultural History Frameworks The Cultural Process Approach Ecological and Materialist Models of Culture � Cultural Process Research � Cultural Process Frameworks The Postprocessual Approach The Postprocessual Model of Culture � Postprocessual Research � Postprocessual Frameworks Summary For Further Reading Chapter 4. How Archaeology Works Archaeological Data Artifacts � Features � Ecofacts � Sites � Regions Deposition and Transformation Research Design Data Sampling � Research Stages Archaeological Research Projects Summary (and more...)

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