Archaeology: The Key Concepts

  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • 2004
  • Hardback
  • 308
  • No language defined
  • 1
  • 9780415317573

From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method.

Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry offers a definition of the term, its origins and development, and all the major figures involved in the area.

The entries include:

thinking about landscape
archaeology of cult and religion
cultural evolution
concepts of time
urban societies
the antiquity of humankind
archaeology of gender
feminist archaeology
experimental archaeology
multiregional evolution.

With guides to further reading, extensive cross-referencing, and accessibly written for even beginner students, this book is a superb guide for anyone studying, teaching, or with any interest in this fascinating subject.

984,00 kr.