Archaeology

Written By Mark Q. Sutton
Archaeology
  • Publsiher : Routledge
  • Release : 31 March 2021
  • ISBN : 1000351130
  • Pages : 404 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Archaeology written by Mark Q. Sutton which was release on 31 March 2021, this book published by Routledge. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past provides students with a thorough understanding of what archaeology is and how it operates and familiarizes them with fundamental archaeological concepts and methods. This volume introduces the basic components of archaeology, including sites, artifacts, ecofacts, remote sensing, and excavation. It discusses how archaeologists obtain and classify information and how they analyze this information to formulate and test models of what happened in the past. Cultural resource management and the laws and regulations that deal with archaeology around the world are described. Archaeology is placed in the context of contemporary issues, from environmental problems to issues affecting Indigenous populations. The sixth edition has been updated and simplified to create a more streamlined volume to meet the needs of the students and teachers for whom it is designed, reflecting the latest developments in archaeological techniques and approaches. Allowing students to understand the theoretical and scientific aspects of archaeology and how various archaeological perspectives and techniques help us understand how and what we know about the past, Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past is an ideal introduction to archaeology.

Archaeology

Archaeology
  • Author : Mark Q. Sutton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • Total pages : 404
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past provides students with a thorough understanding of what archaeology is and how it operates and familiarizes them with fundamental archaeological concepts and methods. This volume introduces the basic components of archaeology, including sites, artifacts, ecofacts, remote sensing, and excavation. It discusses how archaeologists ...

Far from Equilibrium An archaeology of energy life and humanity

Far from Equilibrium  An archaeology of energy  life and humanity
  • Author : Michael J. Boyd,Roger C. P. Doonan
  • Publisher : Oxbow Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-31
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : Archaeology is in crisis. Spatial turns, material turns and the ontological turn have directed the discipline away from its hard-won battle to find humanity in the past. Meanwhile, popularised science, camouflaged as archaeology, produces shock headlines built on ancient DNA that reduce humanity’s most intriguing historical problems to two-dimensional ...

The Archaeology of Human Origins

The Archaeology of Human Origins
  • Author : Glynn Isaac
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 447
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : A collection of the most influential papers of the late Glynn Isaac....

Archaeological Thinking

Archaeological Thinking
  • Author : Charles E. Orser, Jr.
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2014-10-30
  • Total pages : 190
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : In Archaeological Thinking, Charles E. Orser, Jr., provides a commonsense guide to applying critical thinking skills to archaeological questions and evidence....

Pre Exilic Israel the Hebrew Bible and Archaeology

Pre Exilic Israel  the Hebrew Bible  and Archaeology
  • Author : Anthony J. Frendo
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2011-12-22
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : The nature of historical and archaeological research is such that biblical and archaeological evidence should both be taken into account so that we can attain a more reliable reconstruction of ancient Israel. Nowadays we are faced with numerous reconstructions which are very often diametrically opposed to each other owing to ...

The Story of Food in the Human Past

The Story of Food in the Human Past
  • Author : Robyn E. Cutright
  • Publisher : Archaeology of Food
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : Introduction : food for thought -- Part I. How did food shape us as humans? : food in human evolution -- Hunters and scavengers : the true "caveman" diet -- Little house on the savanna : fire, grandmothers, and homo erectus -- Big game and small houses in the upper Paleolithic -- Part II. ...

Uncovering the Past

Uncovering the Past
  • Author : William H. Stiebing
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 315
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : When one hears the words "archaeology" or "archaeologist," often what comes to mind is an image of a romantic figure: Indiana Jones exploring exotic places in search of treasure and adventure. Indeed, novels, movies, and many popular accounts of archaeological discoveries have made this concept widespread. Tales of abandoned cities, ...

Archaeology For Dummies

Archaeology For Dummies
  • Author : Nancy Marie White
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-11-17
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : An objective guide to this fascinating science of history and culture Archaeology continually makes headlines--from recent discoveries like the frozen Copper-Age man in the Italian Alps to the newest dating of the first people in America at over 14,0000 years ago. Archaeology For Dummies offers a fascinating look at this intriguing ...

The Archaeological and Forensic Applications of Microfossils A Deeper Understanding of Human History The Archaeological and Forensic Applications of Microfossils

The Archaeological and Forensic Applications of Microfossils  A Deeper Understanding of Human History The Archaeological and Forensic Applications of Microfossils
  • Author : M. Williams,T. Hill,I. Boomer,I.P. Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Geological Society of London
  • Release Date : 2017-06-16
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : Microfossils are an abundant component of the sedimentary rock record. Their analysis can reveal not only the environments in which the rocks were deposited, but also their age. When combined, the spatial and temporal distribution patterns of microfossils offer enormous utility for archaeological and forensic investigations. Their presence can act ...

Evolution The Human Story

Evolution The Human Story
  • Author : Alice Roberts
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Release Date : 2011-09-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : Come face to face with our ancestors Travel back 8 million years with Evolution The Human Story and go on a fascinating journey to discover how our species has developed from tree-dwelling primates to modern humans. This is the first time that the story of evolution has been documented in such ...

A Brief History of Archaeology

A Brief History of Archaeology
  • Author : Nadia Durrani,Brian M. Fagan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-17
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : This short account of the discipline of archaeology tells of spectacular discoveries and the colorful lives of the archaeologists who made them, as well as of changing theories and current debates in the field. Spanning over two thousand years of history, the book details early digs as well as covering ...

Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology
  • Author : Barbara J Little
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : What is historical archaeology and why is it important? Well-known archaeologist Barbara Little addresses these key questions for introductory students in this concise, inexpensive, and well-written text. Little covers the goals of historical archaeological work, the kinds of questions it asks, and the ethical and political concerns it raises. She ...

Archaeology Annales and Ethnohistory

Archaeology  Annales  and Ethnohistory
  • Author : John Disney Professor of Archaeology Cyprian Broodbank,Colin Renfrew,Andrew Sherratt,Professor of Anthropology Norman Yoffee,Professor of Archaeology Tim Murray
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1992-04-16
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : This collection considers the relevance of the Annales 'school' for archaeology. The Annales movement regarded orthodox history as too much concerned with events, too narrowly political, too narrative in form and too isolated from neighbouring disciplines. Annalistes attempted to construct a 'total' history, dealing with a wide range of human ...

Archaeology

Archaeology
  • Author : Kevin Greene
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : A substantially revised and expanded edition of one of the most widely-used and respected general introductions to the field of archaeology....

Archaeology in America An Encyclopedia 4 volumes

Archaeology in America  An Encyclopedia  4 volumes
  • Author : Linda S. Cordell,Kent Lightfoot,Francis McManamon,George Milner
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2008-12-30
  • Total pages : 1488
  • ISBN : 1000351130
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Summary : The greatness of America is right under our feet. The American past—the people, battles, industry and homes—can be found not only in libraries and museums, but also in hundreds of archaeological sites that scientists investigate with great care. These sites are not in distant lands, accessible only by ...