Handbook of archaeological methods; 2v.0759100780
Handbook of archaeological methods; 2v.
Ed. by Herbert D.G. Maschner and Christopher Chippindale Christopher Chippindale (born 1951) is a British archaeologist, most well-known for his work on Stonehenge. He is Reader in Archaeology and Curator for British Collections at the Museum of archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge University. .
Designed to accompany the Handbook of Archaeological Theory Archaeological theory covers the debates over the practice of archaeology and the interpretation of archaeological results. There is no single theory of archaeology, and even definitions are disputed. (2005), this reference contains 34 essays by British and American archaeologists describing the history and various practices utilized in their field, with the chapters grouped according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. type, namely, methods used in the field, for analysis, in application, methodological frameworks, and management issues. Individual chapter topics include ethnoarchaeology Ethnoarchaeology is the ethnographic study of peoples for archaeological reasons, usually focusing on the material remains of a society, rather than its culture. Ethnoarchaeology aids archaeologists in reconstructing ancient lifeways by studying the material and non-material , maritime archaeology, statistics, pottery, rock art analysis, geoarchaeology, and funding archaeological research. Each chapter concludes with a bibliography. The reference will be used by undergraduate and graduate students as well as specialists. Maschner teaches anthropology at Idaho State U. Chippindale, former editor of Antiquity, is with the Cambridge U. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology may refer to a number of museums, including:
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