Principles of archaeology / T. Douglas Price & Kelly J. Knudson.

Author
Price, T. Douglas (Theron Douglas) [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Second edition.
Published/​Created
New York, New York : Thames & Hudson, 2018.
Description
448 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm

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Offering an introduction to archaeological method and theory, this text focuses on three important themes including how archaeologists think and learn about the past, ethics and the preservation of the past, and the role of science in archaeology.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-421) and index.
Contents
PART 1. INTRODUCTION -- Chapter1. An Introduction to Archaeology, p.20 -- Chapter 2. A Brief History of Archaeology, p.39 -- Chapter 3. Interpretation in Archaeology, p.59 -- PART 2. DISCOVERY -- Chapter 4. Archaeological Questions, p.82 -- Chapter 5. The Archaeological Record, p.105 -- Chapter 6. Fieldwork, p.135 -- PART 3. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION -- Chapter 7. Kinds of Things, p.160 -- Chapter 8. Dating, p.178 -- Chapter 9. Georchaeology, p.204 -- Chapter 10. Lithic Analysis, p.225 -- Chapter 11. Ceramic Analysis, p.245 -- Chapter 12. Archaeobotany, p.266 -- Chapter 13. Archaeozoology, p.292 -- Chapter 14. Bioarchaeology, p.315 -- Chapter 15. Archaeological Chemistry, p.339 -- Chapter 16. Responsibilities, p.360 -- ENDMATTER -- Glossary, p.378 -- Bibliography, p.395 -- Illustration Credits, p.422 -- Index, p.423.
ISBN
  • 0500293368
  • 9780500293362
  • 9780500293614
  • 0500293619
OCLC
992576015
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