Archaeology : Discovering the Past

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Archaeologists are detectives who use science and history to find out how people lived in the past. Archaeology takes you to archaeological digs all over the world to help answer such questions as "Why is the past often buried underground?" and "How do archaeologists know where to dig?"show more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 224 x 282.4 x 9.9mm | 462.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195219090
  • 9780195219098

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"Contains a tidy amount of genuine information arranged in topical spreads about archaeological methodology....A competent, approachable introduction to a fascinating field." -- School Library Journal"Author John Orna-Ornstein reconstructs ancient civilization in this full-color book....An easy-to-read approach." --NEA Today"This book does great service by introducing young people to real archaeology....Clear and accurate....The book is generously illustrated with color photographs and drawings that will have students turning pages with great interest. No junior high school library should be without it. Students will love it and teachers will find it a most valuable curriculum aid." -- Catholic Library World"A combination of easy ereading and many colorful photographs makes this an appealing and interesting book." --Library Materials Guideshow more

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