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Archaeology : a very short introduction / Paul Bahn ; with illustrations by Bill Tidy.

By: Bahn, Paul G.
Contributor(s): Tidy, Bill, 1933-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: 10.Edition: 2 edition ; fully updated new edition.Description: xviii, 118 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780199657438 (pbk.); 0199657432 (pbk.).Subject(s): ArchaeologyDDC classification: 930.1
Contents:
Introduction -- The origins and development of archaeology -- Making a date -- Technology -- How did people live? -- How did people think? -- Settlement and society -- How and why did things change? -- Minorities and sororities -- Presenting the past to the public -- The future of the past.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-114) and index.

Introduction -- The origins and development of archaeology -- Making a date -- Technology -- How did people live? -- How did people think? -- Settlement and society -- How and why did things change? -- Minorities and sororities -- Presenting the past to the public -- The future of the past.

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Paul Bahn is a freelance writer, translator, and broadcaster in archaeology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, a corresponding member of the Archaeological Institute of America, a contributing editor of Archaeology magazine (New York), and vice-president (UK) of the Easter Island Foundation. He instigated and led the project which discovered Britain's only known Ice Age cave art in 2003.

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