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    DescriptionGrahame Clark's book examines the development of prehistoric archaeology at Cambridge and the achievements of its graduates, placing this theme against the background of the growth of archaeology as an academic discipline worldwide. Prehistory in Cambridge began to be taught formally in 1920 and emerged as a full tripos soon after the Second World War. From the outset it focused on the aims and methods of archaeological research, providing in addition for combinations of study options ranging from early prehistory to the archaeology of the major civilisations of the Old World and the protohistory of Northern Europe. The measure of its success is shown by the achievement of Cambridge graduates at home and overseas in both the study and the field. A significant outcome of their work has been the widespread recognition of archaeology as a subject of broad educational value, not merely for undergraduates, but for human beings the world over.


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    Title
    Prehistory at Cambridge and Beyond
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Grahame Clark
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 188
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 310 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521101943
    ISBN 10: 0521101948
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    BIC subject category V2: HDDA
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC classification: CC
    B&T Approval Code: A17520000
    DC22: 936.2
    BIC subject category V2: 3B
    Thema V1.0: NKD
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    08 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    List of illustrations; Preface; 1. Introductory; 2. Anthropology at Cambridge 1904-20; 3. Prehistoric archaeology at Cambridge 1920-39; 4. Prehistoric archaeology at Cambridge 1946-74: expansion of the syllabus and provision for excavation; 5. Prehistoric archaeology at Cambridge 1946-74: Quaternary Research and economic prehistory; 6. Prehistorians beyond Cambridge: Africa, Australasia, America and Asia; 7. Prehistorians beyond Cambridge: continental Europe and Britain; Epilogue; Notes; Index.