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Field Archaeology in Britain

1st Edition

By John Coles


284 pages

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A practical guide to the various modern methods of discovery, excavation and recording of the remains left by prehistoric man in Britain. It stresses the vital role played by the amateur rescuing evidence of man’s past behaviour in these islands, and is illustrated by maps, site plans and sections, and drawings of equipment and surveying procedures. Originally published in 1972.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. Prehistoric Archaeology 2. Discovery of the Evidence 3. Recording of Sites 4. Excavation 5. Understanding the Evidence 6. The Organization of Prehistoric Archaeology in Britain

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

Reissuing works originally published between 1930 and 1996, this set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known scholarship across the subject. Classic previously out-of-print works are brought back into print here in this set of research, guidance and surveys. It includes works of theory and of practical research, ranging over a wide range of themes from archaeology and place-names to industrial archaeology to the rock art of Africa.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology