Author : Mark Sutton
ISBN : 9781317350088
Genre : Social Science
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Illuminating the world of archaeology. Archaeology conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. The main objective of this text is to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world of archaeology from the scientific perspective. Discussions on the theoretical aspects of archaeology, as well as the practical applications of what is learned about the past, have been updated and expanded upon in this fourth edition. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Discuss the theoretical aspects of archaeology. Apply what has been learned about the past. Identify the various perspectives archaeologists have.
Category: Social Science

Archaeology Science Of The Human Past

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467295918
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Archaeology, Science of the Human Past. In this book, you will learn topics such as The Development of Contemporary Archaeology, The Archaeological Record, Conducting Fieldwork, and Classification and Analysis of Artifacts plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Category: Education


Author : Paul Bahn
ISBN : 9781588345912
Genre : History
File Size : 59.17 MB
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"A trip through time and around the globe to more than 100 major sites of archaeological importance"--
Category: History


Author : Brian Fagan
ISBN : 9780195119466
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides biographical information about thirty-four archaeologists who contributed significantly to the discipline between the 1700s and the 1960s.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Die Spur Der G Tter

Author : Graham Hancock
ISBN : 3404641493
Genre : History
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Lange vor unserer Zeitrechnung gab es bereits eine andere, technisch fortschrittliche Kultur. Zu diesem Schluß kommt Graham Hancock nach dem eingehenden Studium von Karten aus dem 16. Jahrhundert, die zum Teil vermutlich auf noch älterenExemplaren basieren und auf denen der Küstenverlauf der seit Jahrtausenden mit einer dicken Eisschicht bedeckten Antarktis genau eingezeichnet ist.Wie kamen die damaligen Kartographen zu ihren Kenntnissen über eine Landmasse, die sich erstheutzutage mit den modernsten Geräten erforschen läßt? Ist es möglich, daß durch eine Verschiebung der Erdkruste Landmassen unter Wasser gesetzt wurden und damit eine hochentwickelte Zivilisation vernichtet wurde?Graham Hancock machte sichauf den Weg, diesen Fragen und ungeklärten Rätseln nachzuspüren, um überall auf der Welt Beweise zu finden, die seine Theorie stützen.
Category: History

The Human Past

Author : Christopher Scarre
ISBN : 0500290636
Genre : Social Science
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A team of leading archaeologists and specialists explores the social, cultural, and economic development of the human race over the course of three million years, sharing insight into how archaeologists are able to learn about ancient human experience while providing an introduction to prehistory within a regional and chronological framework. Original.
Category: Social Science


Author : Tony Waldron
ISBN : 9781598742527
Genre : Medical
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A concise, readable introduction to epidemiology for archaeologists and primer on archaeological analysis for epidemiologists, the volume shows how to assess illness and mortality in archaeological populations.
Category: Medical

The Archaeology Of Human Environment Interactions

Author : Daniel Contreras
ISBN : 9781317450627
Genre : Nature
File Size : 38.66 MB
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The impacts of climate change on human societies, and the roles those societies themselves play in altering their environments, appear in headlines more and more as concern over modern global climate change intensifies. Increasingly, archaeologists and paleoenvironmental scientists are looking to evidence from the human past to shed light on the processes which link environmental and cultural change. Establishing clear contemporaneity and correlation, and then moving beyond correlation to causation, remains as much a theoretical task as a methodological one. This book addresses this challenge by exploring new approaches to human-environment dynamics and confronting the key task of constructing arguments that can link the two in concrete and detailed ways. The contributors include researchers working in a wide variety of regions and time periods, including Mesoamerica, Mongolia, East Africa, the Amazon Basin, and the Island Pacific, among others. Using methodological vignettes from their own research, the contributors explore diverse approaches to human-environment dynamics, illustrating the manifold nature of the subject and suggesting a wide variety of strategies for approaching it. This book will be of interest to researchers and scholars in Archaeology, Paleoenvironmental Science, Ecology, and Geology.
Category: Nature

Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Archaeology

Author : Barbara Ann Kipfer
ISBN : 0306461587
Genre : Social Science
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A modern, comprehensive compilation of more than 7,000 entries covering themes, concepts, and discoveries in archaeology written in nontechnical language and tailored to meet the needs of professionals, students and general readers. The main subject areas include artifacts; branches of archaeology, chronology; culture; features; flora and fauna; geography; geology; language; people; related fields; sites; structures; techniques and methods; terms and theories; and tools.
Category: Social Science