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A Brief History of Archaeology Classical Times to the Twenty-First Century by Brian M. Fagan

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Archaeology,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Social Science,
  • History Of Archaeology,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Textbooks,
  • History: World,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9292432M
ISBN 100131776983
ISBN 109780131776982

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The history of the book has its roots in bibliography, librarianship, and the intersections of social, cultural, and material history. It has emerged in recent decades as an academic discipline with its own undergraduate and postgraduate university courses, scholarly journals, monographic series, conferences, and research centers. It is methodologically diverse and interdisciplinary, situated.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of History & Archaeology Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.   A Brief History of Book Burning, From the Printing Press to Internet Archives As long as there have been books, people have burned them—but over the years, the motivation has changedAuthor: Lorraine Boissoneault. Archaeology is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).. The development of the field of archaeology has it roots with history and with those who.

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