Introducing Archaeology

Introducing Archaeology

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Introducing Archaeology offers a lively alternative to many other texts. While covering traditional elements of archaeology, including methods and prehistory, the book also integrates the key principles of curriculum reform for the twenty-first century, as outlined by the Society for American Archaeology. The second edition highlights recent developments in the field and includes a new chapter on archaeology beyond mainstream academia. It also integrates more examples from popular culture, including mummies, tattoos, pirates, and global warming. What results is a surprisingly fresh and contemporary take on archaeology, one that situates the discipline within, but also beyond, the academy.

Introducing Archaeology is accompanied by a free website with chapter-by-chapter resources for students, including study questions. Visit Instructor ancillaries for Introducing Archaeology include an instructor's manual, PowerPoint slides, and a testbank.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9781442607859
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publisher Imprint: University of Toronto Press
Depth: 19
Height: 253 mm
No of Pages: 269
Series Title: English
Weight: 518 gr
ISBN-10: 1442607858
Publisher Date: 25 Jul 2014
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 2
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 15 mm
Width: 183 mm
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