Archaeology:Introduction Pb: The History, Principles and Methods of Modern Archaeology

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The third edition of this text has been completely rewritten to take full account of the developments in archaeology on both sides of the Atlantic. Updated and expanded to include the many advances in archaeology since its first publication in 1983, Archaeology: An Introduction is the most accessible guide to archaeology--its history, techniques, and theories. This edition features new illustrations, an explanation of the discovery and excavation of sites, a helpful outline of the major dating methods, clear explanations of scientific techniques, an examination of new theories and current controversies, and explanatory descriptive diagrams and photos.

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This bestselling book has firmly established itself as the most accessible guide to archaeology available. It features: * an explanation to the discovery and excavation of sites * a helpful outline of the major dating methods * clear explanations of scientific techniques * new theories and current controversies * explanatory diagrams and photos * guidance on further reading and up-to-date bibliography.

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"This book scores a bull's-eye."--Current Archaeology "Kevin Greene has succeeded admirably in his task of providing an introduction to archaeology for undergraduates, adult students and the general reader, with his clear exposition and skillful use of illustrations."--Council for British Archaeology Newsletter "An attractive introduction useful to beginners in the field, whatever their background."--Antiquity "A splendid book and a worthy introduction to the subject."--Times Educational Supplement

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