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Archaeology and Society
Reconstructing the Prehistoric Past




ISBN 9781138817289
Published October 18, 2016 by Routledge
306 Pages

 
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Book Description

This reissue of the 1957 3rd edition of this book describes how archaeologists go about their work, how ancient sites are found, what methods are used to explore them, how finds are dated, and within what limits archaeological evidence is able to tell us how people lived before the dawn of recorded history.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introductory: Archaeology and Prehistory 2. Avenues of Discovery 3. Survival of the Evidence 4. Excavation 5. Chronology 6. Reconstruction: Economic Life 7. Reconstruction: Social, Intellectual, and Spiritual Life 8. Prehistory and Today

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