The Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology is a ground-breaking compendium of information about this ever-growing field. Concentrating on the post-1400 period as well as containing generic explanations of historical archaeology where needed, the encyclopedia is compiled by over 120 experts from around the world and contains more than 370 entries covering important concepts and sites.
Charles E. Orser is the Editor of the International Journal of Historical Archaeology and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Illinois State University, USA.
'Highly readable ... Most valuable for college and university libraries supporting curricula in anthropology, history, and museum studies.' - Choice
'This guide defines the field of historical archaeology and serves as an excellent introduction for students. Highly recommended for academic libraries.' - Reference Reviews, January 2003