Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction - Bahn, Paul (Freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster in archaeo
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The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, and from pebble tools to GPS. Its efforts to reconstruct and understand the past do not fail to fascinate us. Paul Bahn explores the importance of archaeology in this entertaining introduction.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, and from pebble tools to GPS. Its efforts to reconstruct and understand the past do not fail to fascinate us. Paul Bahn explores the importance of archaeology in this entertaining introduction.
  • Produktdetails
  • Very Short Introductions
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • 2 Revised edition
  • Seitenzahl: 136
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. Dezember 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 172mm x 111mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 124g
  • ISBN-13: 9780199657438
  • ISBN-10: 0199657432
  • Artikelnr.: 35467469
Autorenporträt
Paul Bahn is a freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster in archaeology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, a corresponding member of the Archaeological Institute of America, a contributing editor of Archaeology magazine (New York), and vice-president (UK) of the Easter Island Foundation. He instigated and led the project which discovered Britain's only known Ice Age cave art in 2003.
Inhaltsangabe
1 The Origins and Development of Archaeology
2 Making a Date
3 Technology
4 How Did People Live?
5 How Did People Think?
6 Settlement and Society
7 How and Why Did Things Change?
8 Minorities and Sororities
9 Presenting the Past to the Public
10 The Future of the Past
Further reading
Index