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The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills

The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills
Author: Jim Grant - Sam Gorin - Neil Fleming
ISBN 13: 9780415462860
ISBN 10: 41546286
Edition: 3
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2013-12-08
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $42.95

This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this third edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.

The Archaeology Coursebook:

  • introduces the most commonly examined archaeological methods, concepts, and themes, and provides the necessary skills to understand them

  • explains how to interpret the material students may meet in examinations and how to succeed with different types of assignments and exam questions

  • supports study with case studies, key sites, key terms, tasks and skills development

  • illustrates concepts and commentary with over 300 photos and drawings of excavation sites, methodology and processes, tools and equipment

  • links from its own website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415462860 to other key websites in archaeology at the right level

  • contains new material on "Issues in Modern Archaeology", "Sites and People in the Landscape" and "People and Society in the Past", new case studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams; as well as updates on examination changes for pre-university students.

This is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.