The Archaeology Coursebook : An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills, Paperback

The Archaeology Coursebook : An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills Paperback



This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time.

Including new methods and key studies in this fourth edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.

The Archaeology Coursebook: * introduces the most commonly examined archaeological methods, concepts and themes, and provides the necessary skills to understand them * explains how to interpret the material students may meet in examinations * supports study with key studies, key sites, key terms, tasks and skills development * illustrates concepts and commentary with over 400 photos and drawings of excavation sites, methodology and processes, tools and equipment * provides an overview of human evolution and social development with a particular focus upon European prehistory.

Reflecting changes in archaeological practice and with new key studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams, this is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 692 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780415526883



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