Archaeology: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

Archaeology: The Key Concepts (Routledge Key Guides)

By: Paul G. Bahn (editor), Lord Colin Renfrew (editor)Hardback

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From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method. Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry offers a definition of the term, its origins and development, and all the major figures involved in the area. The entries include: * thinking about landscape * archaeology of cult and religion * cultural evolution * concepts of time * urban societies * the antiquity of humankind * archaeology of gender * feminist archaeology * experimental archaeology * multiregional evolution. With guides to further reading, extensive cross-referencing, and accessibly written for even beginner students, this book is a superb guide for anyone studying, teaching, or with any interest in this fascinating subject.

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Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research in Cambridge. Paul Bahn is a freelance writer.


List of Key Concepts. Contributors. Introduction. Key Concepts. Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/12/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780415317573
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780415317573
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0415317576

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