|Balme, Jane / Paterson, Alistair (eds.)|
Archaeology in Practice
A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses
1. Edition November 2005
2005. 468 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-631-23573-6 - John Wiley & Sons
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Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses offers students in archaeology laboratory courses a detailed and invaluable how-to manual of archaeological methods and provides insight into the breadth of modern archaeology.
* Written by specialists of material analyses, whose expertise represents a broad geographic range
* Includes numerous examples of applications of archaeological techniques
* Organized by material types, such as animal bones, ceramics, stone artifacts, and documentary sources, or by themes, such as dating, ethics, and report writing
* Written accessibly and amply referenced to provide readers with a guide to further resources on techniques and their applications
* Enlivened by a range of boxed case studies throughout the main text
From the contents
Preface and Acknowledgments.
Notes on Contributors.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1. Finding Sites (Andrew David ).
2. Consulting Stakeholders (Larry J. Zimmerman).
3. Rock Art (Jo McDonald).
4. Stratigraphy (Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson).
5. Absolute Dating (Simon Holdaway).
6. An Introduction to Stone Artifact Analysis (Chris Clarkson and Sue O'Connor).
7. Residues and Usewear (Richard Fullagar).
8. Ceramics (Linda Ellis).
9. Animal Bones (Terry O'Connor and James Barrett).
10. Plant Remains (Wendy Beck).
11. Molluscs and Other Shells (Sandra Bowdler).
12. Sediments (Gary Huckleberry).
13. Artifacts to the Modern World (Susan Lawrence).
14. Historical Sources (Barbara Little).
15. Producing the Record (Peter White).