This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and key studies in this fourth edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.
The Archaeology Coursebook:
Reflecting changes in archaeological practice and with new key studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams, this is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.
Introduction Part 1: Understanding Archaeological Resources 1. Archaeological Reconnaissance 2. Archaeological Excavation 3. Post-Excavation Analysis and Archaeological Materials 4. Understanding Dating in Archaeology 5. Archaeological Interpretation Part 2: Studying Themes in Archaeology 6. Human Origins 7. The Sites and People in the Landscapre: Settlement Archaeology 8. Economics A- Forgaing to Farming: The Exploitation of Plants and Animals 9. Economics B: Extraction, Manufacture, Material Culture and Exchange 10. People and Society in the Past 11. The Archaeology of Religion and Ritual Part 3: Issues in World Archaeology 12. Managing Archaeological Heritage13. Archaeology and the Present: Whose past is it anyway?