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Archaeology Down to Earth

ISBN-10: 0495814091

ISBN-13: 9780495814092

Edition: 4th 2011

Authors: David Hurst Thomas, Robert L. Kelly

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List price: $186.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Heather Burke and Claire Smith are in the Department of Archaeology at Flinders University, Australia. Dorothy Lippert is in the Repatriation Office of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Joe Watkins is chair of the American Indian Studies Department at University of Oklahoma. Larry Zimmerman is Professor of Anthropology and Museum Studies at Indiana University, Indianapolis.

Robert L. Kelly began collecting arrowheads in farmers' fields when he was 10 years old. He has participated in archaeological research since 1973, when he was a sophomore in high school. He has worked on excavations in North and South America and conducted ethnographic research in Madagascar. He currently is conducting research into the Paleo-Indian archaeology of Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains. A former president of the Society for American Archaeology and a past secretary of the Archaeology Division of the American Anthropological Association, Kelly has published nearly 100 articles and books, including the 1996 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Book THE FORAGING SPECTRUM: DIVERSITY IN HUNTING AND GATHERING SOCIETIES. Dr. Kelly has been a professor at the University of Wyoming since 1997.

Meet Some Real Archaeologists
The Structure of Archaeological Inquiry
Doing Fieldwork: Surveying for Archaeological Sites
Doing Fieldwork: Why Archaeologists Dig Square Holes
Chronology Building: How to Get a Date
The Dimensions of Archaeology: Time, Space, and Form
Taphonomy, Experimental Archaeology, and Ethnoarchaeology
People, Plants, and Animals in the Past
Bioarchaeological Approaches to the Past
Reconstructing Social and Political Systems of the Past
The Archaeology of the Mind
Historical Archaeology: Insights on American History
Caring for the Global Cultural Heritage
Glossary
Bibliography
Photo Credits
Index