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The New Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology
     

The New Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology

by Paul G. Bahn
 
Ranging from the temples of the Incas to the cave paintings of Lascaux, from the ancientcivilization of Mesopotamia to the prehistoric cultures of Siberia, The New Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology uncovers more than three million years of human development across the globe. The more than 2,000 articles included here reflect the very latest scholarship,

Overview

Ranging from the temples of the Incas to the cave paintings of Lascaux, from the ancientcivilization of Mesopotamia to the prehistoric cultures of Siberia, The New Penguin Dictionary of Archaeology uncovers more than three million years of human development across the globe. The more than 2,000 articles included here reflect the very latest scholarship, covering topics as diverse as archaeological techniques, artifacts, individual sites, peoples, and civilizations. Uniquely comprehensive and meticulously researched, this superb reference will be invaluable to both academics and general enthusiasts.

Author Biography: Paul Bahn's many publications include Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice (with Colin Renfew), The Cambridge Illustrated History of Prehistoric Art, and Atlas of World Archaeology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140514476
Publisher:
Viking Penguin
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Series:
Dictionary, Penguin Series
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.68(h) x 0.99(d)

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