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ISBN-10 0205240887ISBN-13 9780205240883
ISBN-10 0205240828ISBN-13 9780205240821
Author(s): Brian M. Fagan
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 384

For courses in Introductory Archaeology

Archaeology: A Brief Introduction, 11th edition is an introduction to the fundamental principles of method and theory in archaeology while exposing students to archaeology as a career.The text begins by covering the goals of archaeology, going on to consider the basic concepts of culture, time, and space, and discussing the finding and excavation of archaeological sites. The author provides a distinct emphasis on the ethics behind archaeology and how we should act as stewards of the finite records of the human past. Archaeology 11/e is a book with an truly international perspective, not simply focusing on North America or Europe.

Note: This brief book is ideal for the introductory archaeology classroom, as it is designed for complete beginners, keeping technical jargon to a minimum without sacraficing scholarship.

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