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A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories)

Book Specification

Binding Paperback , Hardcover
Language English
Number Of Pages 288
Author Brian Fagan
Publisher Yale University Press
Isbn-10 0300243219
Isbn-13 9780300243215
Dimension 13.97*0.0*21.59

A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories)

Brian Fagan's A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories)

The thrilling History of archaeological adventure, with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe What is Archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art. Archaeology is all of these, but also far more: the only Science to encompass the entire span of human History-more than three million years! This Little History tells the riveting stories of some of the great archaeologists and their amazing discoveries around the globe: Ancient Egyptian tombs, Mayan ruins, the first colonial settlements at Jamestown, mysterious Stonehenge, the incredibly preserved Pompeii, and many, many more. In forty brief, exciting chapters, the book recounts Archaeology's development from its eighteenth-century origins to its twenty-first-century technological advances, including remote sensing capabilities and satellite imagery techniques that have revolutionized the field. Shining light on the most intriguing Events in the History of the field, this absolutely up-to-date book illuminates Archaeology's controversies, discoveries, heroes and scoundrels, global sites, and newest methods for curious Readers of every age.
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This book has been written by Brian Fagan, who has written books like Time Detectives: How Archaeologist Use Technology to Recapture the Past,A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories),Fishing – How the Sea Fed Civilization,A Little History of Archaeology (Little Histories),The Long Summer: How Climate Changed Civilization. The books are written in Reference,Biographies & Autobiographies,Industries & Business Sectors,Earth Sciences category. This book is read by people who are interested in reading books in category : Biographies & Autobiographies. So, if you want to explore books similar to This book, you must read and buy this book.

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