ISBN 9780470657164,Archaeology In Practice

Archaeology In Practice


Jane Balme


John Wiley



John Wiley

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780470657164

ISBN-10 0470657162


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 488 Pages
Language (English)
This muchenhanced new edition of the highly accessible guide to practical archaeology is a vital resource for students. It features the latest methodologies, a wealth of case studies from around the world, and contributions from leading specialists in archaeological materials analysis. New edition updated to include the latest archaeological methods, an enhanced focus on postexcavation analysis and new material including a dedicated chapter on analyzing human remains Covers the full range of current analytic methods, such as analysis of stone tools, human remains and absolute dating Features a userfriendly structure organized according to material types such as animal bones, ceramics and stone artifacts, as well as by thematic topics ranging from dating techniques to report writing, and ethical concerns. Accessible to archaeology students at all levels, with detailed references and extensive case studies featured throughout