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Archaeology in Practice : A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses, Paperback / softback Book

Archaeology in Practice : A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses Paperback / softback

Edited by Jane Balme, Alistair Paterson


This much-enhanced new edition of the highly accessible guide to practical archaeology is a vital resource for students. It features the latest methodologies, a wealth of case studies from around the world, and contributions from leading specialists in archaeological materials analysis. * New edition updated to include the latest archaeological methods, an enhanced focus on post-excavation analysis and new material including a dedicated chapter on analyzing human remains * Covers the full range of current analytic methods, such as analysis of stone tools, human remains and absolute dating * Features a user-friendly structure organized according to material types such as animal bones, ceramics and stone artifacts, as well as by thematic topics ranging from dating techniques to report writing, and ethical concerns. * Accessible to archaeology students at all levels, with detailed references and extensive case studies featured throughout


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 504 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780470657164



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