Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology
Normal Price: $110.00
Your Price: $99.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $11.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.95 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology by A. M. Pollard
Book DescriptionThis book is an introductory manual that explains the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and that reviews their application to archaeology. It explains key terminology, outlines the procedures to be followed in order to produce good data, and describes the function of the basic instrumentation required to carry out those procedures. The manual contains chapters on the basic chemistry and physics necessary to understand the techniques used in analytical chemistry, with more detailed chapters on Atomic Absorption, Inductively Coupled Plasma Emission Spectroscopy, Neutron Activation Analysis, X-ray Flourescence, Electron Microscopy, Infra-red and Raman Spectroscopy, and Mass Spectrometry. Each chapter describes the operation of the instruments, some hints on the practicalities, and a review of the application of the technique to archaeology, including some case studies. With guides to further reading on the topic, it is an essential tool for practitioners, researchers and advanced students alike.
Buy Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology book by A. M. Pollard from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521655729
(247mm x 174mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author A. M. Pollard
Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology, Hardback (January 2007)
This book introduces the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and reviews their application to archaeology.
Handbook of Archaeological Sciences, Paperback (January 2005)
Provides an introduction to the scientific aspects of modern archaeology.
New Developments in Archaeological Science, Hardback (October 1992)» View all books by A. M. Pollard
The proceedings of a symposium held by the British Academy in February 1991 which highlighted new developments in archaeological science over the last 10 years.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Analytical Chemistry in Archaeology book by A. M. Pollard and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - A. M. Pollard
Mark Pollard is Edward Hall Professor of Archaeological Science, Research Laboratory for Archaeology, University of Oxford. Cathy Batt is Senior Lecturer in Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford. Ben Stern is Lecturer in Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford. Suzanne M. M. Young is NASA Researcher and Lecturer in Chemistry at Tufts University.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.