Edition: 2nd 2004
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Description: Significantly revised and expanded, the second edition of this popular book provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology. Stressing a global perspective, it shows that this subject has real importance to understanding the world in which we live today. This comprehensive book also includes a look at career prospects in the field for interested readers. The overall approach is descriptive and explanatory: it describes fundamental principles, the history of the field, and basic definitions; moves through methods and discusses topics such as time and space, historical artifacts, survey, and excavation; and then presents basic archaeological theories and research. For readers interested in historical archaeology, a rapidly expanding field that has been recently conducted on every continent in the world.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $103.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/31/2003
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|What Is Historical Archaeology?|
|A Brief History of Historical Archaeology|
|Historical Culture, Society, and Historical Sites|
|Time and Space|
|Historical Site Survey and Location|
|Pre-Excavation Fieldwork: Documents, Interviews, Buildings|
|Archaeological Fieldwork: Field and Laboratory|
|Interpreting the Historical Past|
|The Archaeology of Groups|
|Global Historical Archaeology|
|Historical Archaeology and Culture Resource Management|
|The Past in the Present|
|Guide to Further Reading|