Archaeology in Practice by Jane Balme
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Archaeology in Practice
By Jane Balme

Archaeology in Practice

A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses

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Format: Hardback

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Archaeology in Practice by Jane Balme

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"Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses" offers students in archaeology laboratory courses a detailed and invaluable how-to manual of archaeological methods and provides insight into the breadth of modern archaeology. It is written by specialists of material analysis, whose expertise represents a broad geographic range. It includes numerous examples of applications of archaeological techniques. The book is organized by material types, such as animal bones, ceramics, stone artifacts, and documentary sources, or by themes, such as dating, ethics, and report writing. It is written accessibly and amply referenced to provide readers with a guide to further resources on techniques and their applications. It is also enlivened by a range of boxed case studies throughout the main text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631235736
ISBN-10: 0631235736
Format: Hardback
(259mm x 185mm x 33mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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.

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Author Biography - Jane Balme

Jane Balme is Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia. Balme has published in a variety of archaeological journals including Archaeology in Oceania, Antiquity, Journal of Archaeological Science, Australian Archaeology and edited Gendered Archaeology (with Wendy Beck). Alistair Paterson is Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Western Australia. He has taught archaeological field and laboratory schools since 1999. He has published in Australian Archaeology, Archaeology in Oceania, and contributed to the Encyclopedia of Historical Archaeology (Charles E. Orser, ed. 2002).

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