The Archaeologist's Field Handbook
North American Edition
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Heather Burke is a senior lecturer in the department of Anthropology at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia and has many years' experience as a consulting archaeologist.Claire Smith is President of the World Archaeological Congress and a research professor at the Institute of the Advanced Study for Humanity, the University of Newcastle, Australia.Larry J. Zimmerman is a professor of anthropology and museum studies and Public Scholar of Native American Representation at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis & Eiteljorg Museum.
The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural heritage management projects. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook presents firmly grounded (pun intended!), essential, practical archaeological techniques and clearly elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. A wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists show in vivid detail how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is an indispensable tool for new and aspiring archaeologists as they venture into the field.
; October 2008
444 pages; ISBN 9780759112278Read online
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Title: The Archaeologist's Field Handbook
Author: Heather Burke; Claire Smith; Larry J. Zimmerman
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It is a hands-on field manual that provies a step-by-step guide to undertaking and successfully completing a wide variety of archaeological fieldwork projects. The book is intended not only for archaeologists; explores firmly grounded, essential, practical techniques and elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. The title is illustrated with diagrams, photos, photographs, and presents surveys and excavations....