"The first edition of The Ancient Central Andes was the best text on the region when it came out in 2014. This new edition maintains that preeminence. Jeffrey Quilter has brought the narrative up to date with the most exciting and significant recent discoveries—this is the text for a course on the ancient Andes and a valuable addition to every archaeologist's bookshelf." Daniel H. Sandweiss, Professor of Anthropology and Climate Studies, University of Maine,USA
Richly illustrated throughout, this popular and engaging textbook on archaeological methods has introduced generations of students to the captivating world of archaeology.
Allowing students to understand the theoretical and scientific aspects of archaeology and how various archaeological perspectives and techniques help us understand how and what we know about the past, Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past is an ideal introduction to archaeology.