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Archaeology: A Brief Introduction (10th Edition)

Archaeology: A Brief Introduction (10th Edition)
Author: Brian M. Fagan
ISBN 13: 9780205633388
ISBN 10: 205633382
Edition: 10
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2008-12-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 360
List Price: $85.67

Archaeology: A Brief Introduction, 10th edition is an introduction to the fundamental principles of method and theory in archaeology whil exposing students to archaeology as a career.The text begins by covering the goals of archaeology, going on to consider the basic concepts of culture, time, and space, and discussing the finding and excavation of archaeological sites. The author provides a distinct emphasis on the ethics behind archaeology and how we should act as stewards of the finite records of the human past. Archaeology 10/e is a book with an truly international perspective, not simply focusing on North America or Europe.

This brief book is ideal for the introductory archaeology classroom, as it is designed for complete beginners, keeping technical jargon to a minimum without sacraficing scholarship.