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

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

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

"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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