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Strung Out on Archaeology An Introduction to Archaeological Research

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ISBN-10: 1611322677

ISBN-13: 9781611322675

Edition: 2014

Authors: Laurie A. Wilkie, Alexandra Wilkie Farnsworth

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Teaching the basic principles of archaeology through an “excavation” and analysis of New Orleans Mardi Gras parades and the beads thrown there? A student’s dream book! Award-winning historical archaeologist Laurie Wilkie takes her two loves and merges them into a brief, lively introductory textbook that is sure to actively engage students. She shows how her analysis of trinkets tossed from parade floats can illustrate major themes taught in introductory archaeology classes—from methods to economy, social identity to political power—introduced in a concrete, entertaining way. The strength of Wilkie’s book is in showing how different theoretical models used by archaeologists lead to different…    
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Book details

List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/15/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 423
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English