Piecing Together the Past: The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

Piecing Together the Past: The Interpretation of Archaeological Data

by V. Gordon Childe

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Piecing Together the Past: The Interpretation of Archaeological Data by V. Gordon Childe

Originally published in 1956, this concise book brought together wisdom from V. Gordon Childe based upon 10 years of his lectures on the principles of archaeological classification, terminology and interpretive concepts. It examines meanings of technical terms and methodologies used in prehistoric archaeology, for those new to the area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138812789
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/23/2014
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology Series
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1. What is Archaeology About? 2. How Young is Archaeology? 3. What is ‘The Archaeological Record’? 4. What Was it For? 5. When Was it Made? 6. How Long Ago Did That Happen? 7. Who Did It? 8. What Happens in Prehistory? 9. What is the Good of Archaeology?

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