Archaeology: The Key Concepts
From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method.
Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry offers a definition of the term, its origins and development, and all the major figures involved in the area.
The entries include:
- thinking about landscape
- archaeology of cult and religion
- cultural evolution
- concepts of time
- urban societies
- the antiquity of humankind
- archaeology of gender
- feminist archaeology
- experimental archaeology
- multiregional evolution.
With guides to further reading, extensive cross-referencing, and accessibly written for even beginner students, this book is a superb guide for anyone studying, teaching, or with any interest in this fascinating subject.
288 pages; ISBN 9781134370405
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Title: Archaeology: The Key Concepts
Author: Colin Renfrew; Paul Bahn
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