Archaeology: A Brief Introduction

ISBN-13: 9781138190313

ISBN-10: 1138190314

Author: Brian M. Fagan

Edition: 12

Publication date:
2016
Publisher:
Routledge
Format:
Paperback 424 pages
Category:
Archaeology
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Acknowledged author Brian M. Fagan wrote Archaeology: A Brief Introduction comprising 424 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1138190314 and 9781138190313. Since then Archaeology: A Brief Introduction textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $14.52 or rent at the marketplace.


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Archaeology is a jargon-free and accessible introduction to the field which details how archaeologists study the human past in all its fascinating diversity. Now in its twelfth edition, this classic textbook has been updated to reflect the latest research and new findings in the field. Reflecting the global scope of the discipline, the book has a truly international coverage of important discoveries and sites from many corners of the globe. Individual chapters examine archaeology and its history, considering the role of the archaeologist and how they discover, investigate and classify sites and artifacts.

This journey through archaeology also includes a discussion of important individuals and groups, and some of the ways in which archaeologists attempt to explain major social and cultural changes in the remote past. Archaeology ends with an outline of the complex world of cultural resource management and gives invaluable advice on how to become an archaeologist. Richly illustrated throughout, this popular and engaging textbook on archaeological methods has introduced generations of students to the captivating world of archaeology.