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eText: 
ISBN-13 9780205882533ISBN-10 0205882536
Print: 
ISBN-10 0-205-88179-3ISBN-13 978-0-205-88179-6
Author(s): Mark Q. Sutton
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 432
Description

Illuminating the world of archaeology.

Archaeology conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. The main objective of this text is to provide an introduction to the broad and fascinating world of archaeology from the scientific perspective. Discussions on the theoretical aspects of archaeology, as well as the practical applications of what is learned about the past, have been updated and expanded upon in this fourth edition.

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Discuss the theoretical aspects of archaeology.

  • Apply what has been learned about the past.

  • Identify the various perspectives archaeologists have.

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