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Archaeology in Practice free pdf This much-enhanced new edition of the highly accessible guide to practical archaeology is a vital resource for students. It features the latest methodologies, a wealth of case studies from around the world, and contributions from leading specialists in archaeological materials analysis. * New edition updated to include the latest archaeological methods, an enhanced focus on post-excavation analysis and new material including a dedicated chapter on analyzing human remains * Covers the full range of current analytic methods, such as analysis of stone tools, human remains and absolute dating * Features a user-friendly structure organized according to material types such as animal bones, ceramics and stone artifacts, as well as by thematic topics ranging from dating techniques to report writing, and ethical concerns. * Accessible to archaeology students at all levels, with detailed references and extensive case studies featured throughout

About Jane Balme

Jane Balme is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Western Australia, where her research specializes in hunter-gatherer archaeology and the human colonization of Australia. Balme co-edited Gendered Archaeology: The Second Australian Women in Archaeology Conference (with Wendy Beck, 1995).

Alistair Paterson is a Professor of Archaeology at the University of Western Australia. His research and teaching specialize in culture contact, historical archaeology in maritime and terrestrial contexts, European colonization, ancient rock art, and archaeological and historical methodology. He is the author of A Millennium of Cultural Contact (2011) and The Lost Legions: Culture Contact in Colonial Australia (2008).


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Author : Jane Balme
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 11 October 2013
ISBN : 0470657162
EAN : 9780470657164
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 504 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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