Historical Archaeology

Historical Archaeology

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For courses in Historical Archaeology. Significantly revised and expanded, the second edition of this popular text provides a short, readable introduction to historical archaeology. The overall approach is descriptive and explanatory: it describes fundamental principles, the history of the field, and basic definitions; archaeological methods and discusses topics such as time and space, historical artifacts, survey, and excavation; and then presents basic archaeological theories and research. This comprehensive book also includes a look at career prospects in the field for interested students.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131115618
  • 9780131115613
  • 1,476,610

Table of contents

1. What Is Historical Archaeology? 2. A Brief History of Historical Archaeology. 3. Historical Culture, Society, and Historical Sites. 4. Historical Artifacts. 5. Time and Space. 6. Historical Site Survey and Location. 7. Pre-Excavation Fieldwork: Documents, Interviews, Buildings. 8. Archaeological Fieldwork: Field and Laboratory. 9. Interpreting the Historical Past. 10. The Archaeology of Groups. 11. Global Historical Archaeology. 12. Historical Archaeology and Culture Resource Management. 13. The Past in the Present. 14. Guide to Further Reading.show more

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