Landscape Archaeology between Art and Science
by Sjoerd J. Kluiving, Erika Guttmann-Bond (eds)
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2012
Number of pages: 562
This volume is focusing on the definition of landscape as used by processual archaeologists, earth scientists, and most historical geographers, in contrast to the definition favored by postprocessual archaeologists, cultural geographers, and anthropologists. This tension provides a rich foundation for discussion, and the papers in this collection cover a variety of topics...
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by Silvia Polla, Philip Verhagen - De Gruyter Open Ltd
The archaeological study of movement and of its related patterns and features has been transformed by the use of GIS. Path analysis has become a very popular approach to the study of settlement and land-use dynamics in landscape archaeology.
by Michael Haslam - ANU Press
These highly varied studies, ranging from early humans to modern kings, demonstrate how starches, raphides, hair, blood, feathers, resin and DNA have become essential elements in archaeology's modern arsenal for for understanding human evolution.
by Alice Stevenson - UCL Press
The Museum holds more than 80,000 objects and is one of the largest and finest collections of Egyptian and Sudanese archaeology in the world. The book moves back and forth between recent history and the ancient past, between objects and people.
by Robert J. Braidwood - Chicago Natural History Museum
The men who lived in prehistoric times left us no history books, but they did unintentionally leave a record of their presence and their way of life. This record is studied and interpreted by different kinds of scientists ...