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The Oxford companion to archaeology

Author: Brian M Fagan
Publisher: [New York] : Oxford University Press, ©2006.
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Featuring 700 authoritative articles written by hundreds of respected scholars from all over the world, The Oxford Companion to Archaeology provides authoritative, stimulating entries on a range of subjects, including engaging biographies of the great figures in the field, extensive coverage of the methods used in archaeological research, together with essays that examine human evolution and the many general facets  Read more...
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Title: The Oxford companion to archaeology /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Fagan
ISBN: 0195076184; 9780195076189
Notes: Title from title page (viewed Oct. 17, 2006).
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and browse index.
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Brian M. Fagan, ed.
Genre/Form: Dictionaries.
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Oxford companion to archaeology. [New York] : Oxford University Press, ©2006 (OCoLC)35178577
Year: ©2006.
Publisher: [New York] : Oxford University Press,
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: CC70; Dewey No.: 930.1/03
OCLC No.: 123474210

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Featuring 700 authoritative articles written by hundreds of respected scholars from all over the world, The Oxford Companion to Archaeology provides authoritative, stimulating entries on a range of subjects, including engaging biographies of the great figures in the field, extensive coverage of the methods used in archaeological research, together with essays that examine human evolution and the many general facets of culture.
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An excellent overview of what it is that archaeologists do and have done ... It ranges widely from the expected (Giza, Easter Island and so forth) to the unexpected (archaeology in science fiction), Read more...

 
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