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Author Renfrew, Colin, 1937-

Title Archaeology : theories, methods and practice / Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn.

Published London : Thames & Hudson, 2004.


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Edition 4th ed.
Physical description 656 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references: (pages 588-637) and index.
Contents Part 1. The framework of archaeology. -- 1. The searchers: the history of archaeology. -- 2. What is left?: the variety of the evidence. -- 3. Where?: survey and excavation of sites and features. -- 4. When?: dating methods and chronology. -- 5. How were societies organized?: social archaeology. -- 6. What was the environment?: environmental archaeology. -- 7. What did they eat?: subsistence and diet. -- 8. How did they make and use tools?: technology --
9. What contact did they have?: trade and exchange. -- 10. What did they think?: cognitive archaeology, art and religion. -- 11. Who were they like? what were they like?: the archaeology of people. -- 12. Why did things change?: explanation in archaeology. -- Part 3. The world of archaeology. -- 13. Archaeology in action: five case studies. -- 14. Whose past?: archaeology and the public.
Other author Bahn, Paul G.
Subject Archaeology.
ISBN 0500284415 (paperback)