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1st Edition

Archaeology by Experiment

ISBN 9781138817340
Published October 18, 2016 by Routledge
196 Pages

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Book Description

Experimental archaeology is a new approach to the study of early man. By reconstructing and testing models of ancient equipment with the techniques available to early man, we learn how he lived, hunted, fought and built.

What did early man eat? How did he store and cook his food? How did he make his tools and weapons and pottery? Such everyday questions, besides the more dramatic mysteries associated with the monuments of Easter Island and Stonehenge and the colonization of Polynesia, can all be explored by experiment.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Food Production  2. Heavy Industry  3. Light Industry

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