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Archaeology in Practice

A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses
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The best-selling archaeology textbook in the world, revised and updated, and now in its seventh edition. Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic source on what archaeologists do and how they do it.

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About this Item: Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA, Paperback. Condition: New. First Edition. Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses offers students in archaeology laboratory courses a detailed and invaluable how-to manual of archaeological methods and provides insight into the breadth of modern archaeology.

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The text is organized around the key questions that archaeologists ask about the past and details the practical and theoretical ways in which answers to those questions are sought.

Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice provides a great introduction to the various aspects of archaeology. It would be a marvellous addition to the library of any archaeology enthusiast.

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