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    DescriptionWritten expressly for amateur archaeologists and archaeological volunteers to help them discover how they can become part of this increasingly popular field. Covers subjects ranging from excavation techniques, tools, site locations, archaeological methods, archaeology and the law to conducting your own dig. Besides providing extensive data on gaining experience as volunteers of professionally organized digs, it offers an extensive resource section that includes archaeology organizations, field schools and sites, archaeological musems and a bibliography of reading matter which deals with archaeology. A large variety of line-drawings and photographs also assist the would-be archaeologist.


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    Title
    The Archaeology Handbook
    Subtitle
    A Field Manual and Resource Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bill McMillon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 163 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 442 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471530510
    ISBN 10: 0471530514
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    DC22: 930.1
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    BISAC V2.8: REL072000
    BIC subject category V2: HDW
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    DC20: 930.1
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB, HDA
    B&T Approval Code: A17300000
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    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
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    LC classification: CC76 .M38 1991
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    LC classification: CC76.M38 1
    Thema V1.0: NK
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    12 September 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Table of contents
    What Is Archaeology?. What Do Archaeologists Do?. ON A DIG. Before You Get to an Excavation. Eating, Sleeping, and Working. Locating a Site. Preparation of a Site. Control Pits and Soil Profiles. Excavating the Site. Excavation Problems. Excavation Features. Artifacts. Recording an Excavation. In the Laboratory. Writing the Final Site Report. WORKING ON YOUR OWN. The Lure of the Excavation. Following Laws and Regulations. Beginning an Archaeological Survey. ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESOURCES. The What's, Where's, and How-To's of Archaeological Activities. Travel Agencies. Museums. Archaeological Sites. Excavations. Field Schools. Organizations that Assist with Placement of Volunteers. State Archaeologists and State Historic Preservation Officers. Canadian Provincial Archaeological Units. Governmental Agencies Outside the United States and Canada. Archaeological Organizations. Suggested Reading. Index.