Archaeology A Brief indrocution

ISBN-10: 0205633382

ISBN-13: 9780205633388

Edition: 10th 2009

Authors: Brian M. Fagan

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For courses in Introductory Archaeology Archaeology: A Brief Introduction, 10th edition is an introduction to the fundamental principles of method and theory in archaeology whil exposing students to archaeology as a career.The text begins by covering the goals of archaeology, going on to consider the basic concepts of culture, time, and space, and discussing the finding and excavation of archaeological sites. The author provides a distinct emphasis on the ethics behind archaeology and how we should act as stewards of the finite records of the human past. Archaeology 10/e is a book with an truly international perspective, not simply focusing on North America or Europe. This brief book is ideal for the introductory archaeology classroom, as it is designed for complete beginners, keeping technical jargon to a minimum without sacraficing scholarship.
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List price: $85.67
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Brief Contents
Fossils, Cities, and Civilizations: The Birth of a Sciencenbsp;
Introducing Archaeology and Prehistory
Culture and Context
Explaining the Past
Space and Time
They sought it here, they sought it there: finding archaeological sites
Archaeological Classification and Ancient Technologies
The Present and the Past
Ancient Climate and Environment
Come Tell Me How You Live
Settlement and Landscape
The Archaeology of People
Managing the Past
So You Want to Become an Archaeologist
Tenses, forms: A-present
D-present perfect
E-past perfect
F-future perfect
Verbs vs Verbals:nbsp
Verb errors
A-perfect and passive forms
B--tense shift
B-overused passive voice
C-mood shifts
D-confusion of similar verbs (see also 404)
-120 Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Correct use
A-adverbs with action verbs modifying adjectives, adverbs
B-adjectives after linking verbs
C-goodvs.well, badvs.badly
D-comparative, superlative double comparative, superlative illogical comparisons
Articles, determiners [ESL]
B-articles before nouns
C-limiting adjectives (determiners)
D-order of adjectives
-123 Using Pronouns
A-personal (including gender problem)
B-interrogative, relative
E-reflexive, intensive
A-subjective (nominative)
C-subjective-objective problems
D-who, whom(interrogative)
E-who, whom(relative)
Faulty reference
-125 Phrases, Clauses
B-verbal (infinitive, participial, absolute, gerund)
A-kinds (independent, dependent)
B-dependent kinds (adjective, adverb, noun)
C-in sentences (simple, compound, complex) 126.
C-intervening words
D-compound subjects
E-subjects withnot
F--indefinite pronouns
G-collective ie Products Hollywood Studios Movie Production Exhibition
Shift Blockbusters Chapter Wrap-Up Review Questions Concepts
Terms People Media Sources A Thematic
Chapter Summary Boxes
Case Study: In-Your-Face Documentaries Media Timeline
Movies Media People: Robert Flaherty Media People
Lourdes Portillo Media People
Sherry Lansing Media People
Walt Disney Media People: Steven Spielberg
RADIO Chapter Opener Influence of Radio Radio Content Commerc or multiple regression and coefficients
Interaction between predictors in their effects
Comparing regression models
Partial correlation
Standardized regression coefficients
Chapter summary
Comparing groups: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) methods
Comparing several means: One way analysis of variance
Multiple comparisons of means
Performing ANOVA by regression modeling
Two-way analysis
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