672 pages cover every aspect of archaeology - from practical methods to theoretical approaches, from the history of the subject to current excavation and explanation in archaeology - on a truly global scale
Over 700 colour illustrations, including - maps, charts, diagrams and reconstructions
Over 100 box features on major topics, from the origins of farming to the collapse of civilizations, from frozen mummies to ancient shipwrecks, and with summaries of 30 influential excavations
Five in-depth case studies of important projects in Mexico, the United States, Australia, Southeast Asia and England.
Six professionals share their career stories in the final chapter, Building a Career in Archaeology.
Full reference section, including a glossary of archaeological terms and a comprehensive bibliography and guide to further reading.
New to this 7th edition:
Coverage of cutting-edge survey, excavation and recording techniques, including the use of drones and 3D modelling, bringing archaeological practice into the digital age.
The latest scientific developments in archaeology, including genetic analysis and dating.
New discoveries such as a desert camp used by Lawrence of Arabia during his First World War campaigns, at 45,000-year old anatomically modern human femur that has shed new light on our relationship to the Neanderthals, and evidence for the earliest use of ?re, one million years ago in Wonderwerk Cave, South Africa
Eleven new box features: Snow Patch Archaeology; Interpretation and Mapping from Aerial Images; Excavating an Urban Site; Conspicuous Ranking at Mississippian Spiro; Seasonality at Star Carr; Farming Origins: Jerf el Ahmar; Glassware from the Roman Mediterranean in Japan; The Ness of Brodgar: At the Heart of Ceremonial Orkney; Grauballe Man: The Body in the Bog; Richard III; CRM in Practice: The METRO Rail Project.
|Lager status||På lager|
|Periode:||Prehistory to The Middle Ages|
|Illustrationer:||Drawings and photos in b/w and colour|
|Mål (BxH) i cm:||18,7 x 22,8|
|Forfatter:||Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn|
|Forlag:||Thames & Hudson|
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