Archaeology for Dummies

Archaeology for Dummies

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WILEY
An objective guide to this fascinating science of history and culture

Archaeology continually makes headlines--from recent discoveries like the frozen Copper-Age man in the Italian Alps to the newest dating of the first people in America at over 14,0000 years ago. Archaeology For Dummies offers a fascinating look at this intriguing field, taking readers on-site and revealing little-known details about some of the world's greatest archaeological discoveries. It explores how archaeology attempts to uncover the lives of our ancestors, examining historical dig sites around the world and explaining theories about ancient human societies. The guide also offers helpful information for readers who want to participate in an excavation themselves, as well as tips for getting the best training and where to look for jobs.



Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2008
ISBN: 9780470337325
047033732X
Characteristics: xvi, 368 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm

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