Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice

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Thames & Hudson, 2012 - 656 páginas
Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn's Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic source on what archaeologists do and how they do it. This indispensable resource is a comprehensive introduction to archaeology's theories, methods, and practices in the field, the laboratory, and the library.Archaeology is organized around the key questions that archaeologists ask about the past and details the theories and methods used to answer those questions, from technical methods to theoretical approaches. The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to include the newest developments in the field and features an attractive new full-color design with additional box features, extensive drawings, charts, and photographs.

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Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and former Director of thenbsp;McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge. He is thenbsp;author and editor of many books, including Before Civilization, Archaeology and Language, andnbsp;Prehistory and coeditor (with Paul Bahn) of The Cambridge World Prehistory. He is a fellow ofnbsp;the British Academy and a life peer in the House of Lords.

Paul Bahn is co-author of Thames & Hudson's hugely influential and bestselling textbook Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice, and has also published a variety of popular books, including Easter Island: Earth Island (with John Flenley), Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age (with Adrian Lister), and Images of the Ice Age, widely regarded as the standard introduction to cave art.

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