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Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology
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Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology

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Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology by Paul Goldberg

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"Practical and Theoretical Geoarchaeology" provides an invaluable overview of geoarchaeology and how it can be used effectively in the study of archaeological sites and contexts. Taking a pragmatic and functional approach, this book presents a fundamental, broad-based perspective of the essentials of modern geoarchaeology in order to demonstrate the breadth of the approaches and the depth of the problems that it can tackle. It covers the rapid advances made in the area in recent years, but also gives the reader a firm grasp of conventional approaches. It covers traditional topics with the emphasis on landscapes, as well as anthropogenic site formation processes and their investigation. It provides guidelines for the presentation of field and laboratory methods and the reporting of geoarchaeological results. It is an essential reading for archaeology undergraduate and graduate students, practicing archaeologists and geoscientists who need to understand and apply geoarchaeological methodologies. 'This is one of the best textbooks that I have read in years. I enjoyed reviewing it, and found it well-written and thorough in its coverage of the traditional earth science aspects of geoarchaeology. The non-traditional aspects were intriguing and equally thorough...I predict that this book will become the textbook of choice for geoarchaeology classes for several years' - "Geomorphology 101 (2008) 740-743".

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780632060443
ISBN-10: 0632060441
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 189mm x 35mm)
Pages: 472
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Goldberg

Paul Goldberg is a geologist and Professor in the Department of Archaeology, Boston University. He has carried out geoarchaeological research ranging from Quaternary landscapes and associated archaeological sites in the Near East, California, and Texas, to cave sediments in China, South Africa, Europe, and the USA. Richard I. Macphail is a Senior Research Fellow atUniversity College London, investigating archaeological sediments, soils, and occupation deposits across Europe and the USA. He was a researcher for English Heritage for 20 years, and is currently a Research Fellow at Boston University and was professor invite at Universite de Tours.

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