4 edition of A Little History of Archaeology found in the catalog.
Source title: A Little History of Archaeology (Chinese Edition)
|Statement||People Daily Press|
|Publishers||People Daily Press|
|LC Classifications||Mar 01, 2020|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 81 p. :|
|Number of Pages||44|
nodata File Size: 8MB.
5 out of 5 stars 34 The identity of Elizabeth Cage has always been a mystery. In this entry, Fagan A Little History of Archaeology even more subtlety humorous than usual. Every now and then, the author added in usually unnecessary personal anecdotes about visits to various sights - these sections felt contrived and little more than boasting, akin to thankful blessed posts on social media.
Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human history--more than three million years! The book chapters were written chronologically which I think it serves the title of the book but the geographical aspects were completely ignored. Slowly and bit by bit we hopscotch around the world looking over the shoulders of various famous, infamous, or relatively unknown explorers, adventurers, and professionals who found the big finds and developed the science of archaeology into what it is today.
He continues with A Little History of Archaeology, one of a series of "Little History" books on a variety of subjects if others in the series are as well written and disciplined as this, my bookshelf will grow.
This excellent book is no exception. In forty brief, exciting chapters, the book recounts archaeology's development from its eighteenth-century origins to its twenty-first-century technological advances, including remote sensing capabilities and satellite imagery techniques that have revolutionized the field.
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Intruders break into her house, and then a young girl turns up at her door with a horrifying story to tell. He continues with A Little History of Archaeology, one of a series of "Little History" books on a variety of subjects if others in the series are as well written and disciplined as this, my bookshelf will grow.
An Introduction Author: Paul Bahn Publisher: Routledge ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: 266 View: 303 The A Little History of Archaeology of Archaeology: An Introduction provides global coverage with chapters devoted to particular regions of the world. Early research at Stonehenge in Britain, burial mound excavations, and the exploration of Herculaneum and Pompeii culminate in the nineteenth century debates over human antiquity and the theory of evolution.
With such far ranging coverage, including an exploration of the little covered development of Russian and Chinese archaeology, The History of Archaeology is the perfect introduction to the history of archaeology for the interested reader and student alike.
Travel, see all kinds of sites and visit museums, and get as much fieldwork experience as you can. Or do you all read copiously? On the other, we get a survey of and introduction to some of the most amazing and fascinating finds. We open with the amateurs and hobbyists who dabbled in digging things up. The writing style is very light and everything is set out in a simple manner giving the reader an engrossing narrative that can be dipped in and out of at anytime without undue confusion.
Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human history--more than three million years! This excellent book is no exception.
5 out of 5 stars 48 Two damaged children: Teddy Brex, whom no-one loved, and so found it easier to relate to objects or things which never let him down; and Francine Hill, who was discovered sitting by the body of her mother, her skirt red with blood.
Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only science to encompass the entire span of human history—more than three million years! And there are dark movements on the marshes.