The Handbook of British Archaeology (Paperback)
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The Handbook of British Archaeology (Paperback)

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Paperback 544 Pages
Published: 25/09/2008
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For over 25 years The Handbook of British Archaeology has been the foremost guide to archaeological methods, artefacts and monuments, providing clear explanations of all specialist terms used by archaeologists.

This completely revised and updated edition is packed with the latest information and now includes the most recent developments in archaeological science. Meticulously researched, every section has been extensively updated by a team of experts.

There are chapters devoted to each of the archaeological periods found in Britain, as well as two chapters on techniques and the nature of archaeological remains. All the common artefacts, types of sites and current theories and methods are covered. The growing interest in post-medieval and industrial archaeology is fully explored in a brand new section dealing with these crucial periods.

Hundreds of new illustrations enable instant comparison and identification of objects and monuments - from Palaeolithic handaxes to post-medieval gravestones. Several maps pinpoint the key sites, and other features include an extensive bibliography and a detailed index.

The Handbook of British Archaeology is the most comprehensive resource book available and is essential for anyone with an interest in the subject - from field archaeologists and academics to students, heritage professionals, Time Team followers and amateur enthusiasts.

Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
ISBN: 9781845296063
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 665 g
Dimensions: 153 x 235 x 41 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Unsurpassed' - Nicola Powell, The Archaeologist, 2005

[It] saw me through my first degree, and accompanied me on many excavations. I still use it today, especially in teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and extra-mural students . . . essential reading. - Lynne Bevan, the Archaeologist, 2000

This excellent book has justifiably become one of the must-have manuals of British archaeology ... long may it continue - Minerva

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