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    DescriptionThis examination of the history of archaelogy from the Middle Ages to the present day, seen in a world-wide perspective, has been reprinted and is available in paperback. The second edition is further updated, and introduces new archaeological perspectives and concerns. The reduced price paperback is the first edition, not the second.


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    Title
    A History of Archaeological Thought
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce G. Trigger
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 516
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 39 mm
    Weight: 972 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521600491
    ISBN 10: 0521600499
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: JFCX
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    DC22: 930.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15520
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HDA
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CC100 .T75 2006
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: NKA
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    with 50 figs and illus.
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Bruce G. Trigger is James McGill Professor in the Department of Anthropology at McGill University. He received his PhD from Yale University and has carried out archaeological research in Egypt and the Sudan. His interests include the comparative study of early civilizations, the history of archaeology, and archaeological and anthropological theory. He has received various scholarly awards, including the prestigious Prix Leon Gerin from the Quebec government, for his sustained contributions to the social sciences. He is an honorary fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and an honorary member of the Prehistoric Society (UK). His numerous books include the first edition of A History of Archaeological Thought (Cambridge 1989), The Cambridge History of the Native Peoples of the Americas, Volume 1 (Cambridge 1996), co-edited with Wilcomb E. Washburn, and Understanding Early Civilizations (Cambridge 2003).
    Review quote
    From the previous edition: 'This is a work which all thinking archaeologists will wish to have on their shelves.' Colin Renfrew, Nature ' ... a substantial update ...' Journal of Medieval Archaeology '... remains the very best macro-history available.' Cambridge Archaeological Journal
    Table of contents
    Preface to the second edition; 1. Studying the history of archaeology; 2. Classical and other text-based archaeologies; 3. Antiquarianism without texts; 4. The beginnings of prehistoric archaeology; 5. Evolutionary archaeology; 6. Culture-historical archaeology; 7. Early functional-processual archaeology; 8. Processualism and postprocessualism; 9. Pragmatic synthesis; 10. The relevance of archaeology; Bibliographical essay.