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Encyclopedia of Archaeology [2 volumes]: The Great Archaeologists (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Archaeology [2 volumes]: The Great Archaeologists (Hardback)

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Hardback 950 Pages / Published: 26/10/1999
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Written by some of the world's best-known archaeologists, this two volume set presents a collection of informative, readable, and often witty essays on the lives and work of their famous forebears, colleagues, and teachers.


* Biographies of 58 of the greatest archaeologists written by their world-renown predecessors

* 46 contributors, all eminent practicing archaeologists

* Illustrated with rare photographs, drawings, and charts

* Glossary

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576071991
Number of pages: 950
Weight: 267 g
Dimensions: 252 x 175 x 10 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This superb two volume set significantly augments the pool of scientific biography extant within anthropology. Useful for social science reference collections in public and undergraduate libraries of all sizes." - American Reference Books Annual
"These detailed yet readable profiles greatly enhance our knowledge of archaeologists and their lives. For all libraries." - Library Journal
"A useful contribution to the history of archaeology, recommended for institutions with programs or course work in the subject." - Choice
"Will make an invaluable addition to collections with an interest in archaeology or anthropology and is a recommended purchase." - Reference & User Services Quarterly
"These volumes make a significant contribution to archaeological biography and the history of archaeology. The depth of treatment and the global range make them good value at the price." - The Library Association Record
"These two volumes give a grand overview of the history of history. . . . Recommended." - The Book Report

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