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Description - The Archaeology of Time by Gavin Lucas

It might seem obvious that time lies at the heart of archaeology, since archaeology is about the past. However, the issue of time is complicated and often problematic, and although we take it very much for granted, our understanding of time affects the way we do archaeology. This book is an introduction not just to the issues of chronology and dating, but time as a theoretical concept and how this is understood and employed in contemporary archaeology. It provides a full discussion of chronology and change, time and the nature of the archaeological record, and the perception of time and history in past societies. Drawing on a wide range of archaeological examples from a variety of regions and periods, The "Archaeology of Time "provides students with a crucial source book on one of the key themes of archaeology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415311977
ISBN-10: 0415311977
Format: Hardback
(198mm x 129mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gavin Lucas

Gavin Lucas is assistant director of the Institute of Archaeology in Reykjavik.

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