Books On Archaeology                       Visit to Books on Archaeology
What is Archaeology?Archaeology is the study of human society, primarily through the recovery and analysis of thematerial ...
Famous archaeologists:Gertrude BellKathleen KenyonJohn CampSir Arthur EvansThomas JeffersonHiram BinghamPopular archaeolog...
Archaeology The Science of the Human PastAuthor     : Mark Q. Sutton, Robert M. YoheISBN       : 0205572375ISBN13     : 97...
The Archaeology Handbook: A Field Manual and Resource GuideAuthor     : Bill McMillonISBN       : 0471530514The Law expres...
Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25ActivitiesAuthor     : Richard PanchykISBN       : 155652395...
Archaeology A Very Short IntroductionAuthor      : Bill Tidy, Paul BahnISBN        : 0192853791ISBN13      : 9780192853790...
Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the AncientBibleAuthor     : Richard FreundISBN       : 0742546454Many o...
Ten Discoveries That Rewrote HistoryAuthor     : Patrick HuntISBN       : 0452288770ISBN13     : 9780452288775"The world’s...
The Archaeology of Early Egypt Social Transformation in North-EastAfrica, c. 10,000 to 2,650 BCAuthor    : David WengrowIS...
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  1. 1. Books On Archaeology Visit to Books on Archaeology
  2. 2. What is Archaeology?Archaeology is the study of human society, primarily through the recovery and analysis of thematerial culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record). Because archaeology employs a wide range of different procedures, it can be considered to be a study of both science and humanity, and in the United States it is thought of as a branch of anthropology, although in Europe it is viewed as a separate discipline.About ArchaeologyArchaeology studies human history from the development of the first stone tools in easternAfrica 3.4 million years ago up to recent decades. It is of most importance for gaining knowledgeabout prehistoric societies, when there were no written records for historians to study, making up over 99% of total human history, from the Paleolithic until the advent of literacy in any given society. Archaeology has various different goals, which range from studying human evolution to cultural evolution and understanding culture history. Archaeological guides help us to reach those prehistoric days when the civilization was born. Visit to Books on Archaeology
  3. 3. Famous archaeologists:Gertrude BellKathleen KenyonJohn CampSir Arthur EvansThomas JeffersonHiram BinghamPopular archaeology books:Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practices by Colin RenfrewIn small things forgotten by James DeetzA History of Archaeological thought by Bruce G, TriggerReading the Past by Ian Hodder and Scott HutsonContemporary Archaeology in Theory by Ian Hodder Visit to Books on Archaeology
  4. 4. Archaeology The Science of the Human PastAuthor : Mark Q. Sutton, Robert M. YoheISBN : 0205572375ISBN13 : 9780205572373This new entry into the introductory archaeology market conveys theexcitement of archaeological discovery while it explains how archaeologiststhink as they scientifically find, analyze, and interpret evidence. This bookscovers archaeological history, theory, and methodcomprehensively-at a reasonable level of detail-inlanguage accessible to the reader, it presents abalanced treatment of scientific archaeology andpostprocessual concerns about the interpretation ofgender, ethnicity, and individuality in thearchaeological record. For anyone interested inarcheology!Visit to : Archaeology The Science of the Human Past Visit to Books on Archaeology
  5. 5. The Archaeology Handbook: A Field Manual and Resource GuideAuthor : Bill McMillonISBN : 0471530514The Law expressly for amateur Archaeologists and archaeological volunteersto help them discover how they can become part of this increasingly popularfield. Covers subjects ranging from excavationtechniques, tools, site locations, archaeologicalmethods, Archaeology and the Law to conductingyour own dig. Besides providing extensive data ongaining experience as volunteers of professionallyorganized digs, it offers an extensive resourcesection that includes archaeology organizations, fieldSchools and sites, archaeological musems and aBibliography of reading matter which deals witharchaeology. A large variety of line-drawings andphotographs also assist the would-be archaeologist. Visit to : The Archaeology Handbook Visit to Books on Archaeology
  6. 6. Archaeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past, 25ActivitiesAuthor : Richard PanchykISBN : 1556523955"Archeology for Kids: Uncovering the Mysteries of Our Past" is intended tofoster a curiosity about this particular science in budding archeologists.Richard Panchyk begins with a Time Line that starts in 65 million B.C. whenthe last dinosaurs died out and ends in 1997 when a new Egyptian burialground was found, containing almost 10,000mummies.Actually it is not the end of the dinosaurs but thefirst Ramapithecus, Australopithecus and otherhuman ancestors that matter more because this timefocus on not only key historic events such as the endof Roman Empire and the American Civil War, butkey events in the field of archeology, such as whenSchliemann began searching for the city of Troy andthe Australopithecus remains of "Lucy" being found.This will give teachers an idea of where (and when)this book can be helpful in teaching about the past totodays students. Then there are the more than 25 activities that will helpthose young students understand archeology and the ancient cultures thathave been uncovered. Visit to : Archaeology for Kids Visit to Books on Archaeology
  7. 7. Archaeology A Very Short IntroductionAuthor : Bill Tidy, Paul BahnISBN : 0192853791ISBN13 : 9780192853790In the Preface to this excellent little book, the author says his intention is togive the reader a taste of the subject and to help students decide if theywant to study archeology at University. It performs those tasks admirably. Itquite rightly provides a very broad overview rather than going deeply intospecific topics, but manages to cram in loads of interesting facts along theway. The tone is jocular, and sometimes the humor is rather forced("Relative dating does not mean going out with your cousin") but for themost part it works, and Bill Tidys cartoons are well up tostandard.Bahn is pretty harsh with some modern archeologicalnotions, and objectivity toward his peers is clearly not apriority with him, but I dont think this seriously distortswhat he has to say.The very title betrays the fact that this is a Britishpublication with British usage and spellings, but I did notspot anything that would cause a problem for anAmerican reader.I do not know of a better short introduction to the subject than this book.Following this, you might want to read Egyptology, another excellent entry inthe same series. Visit to : Archaeology A Very Short Introduction Visit to Books on Archaeology
  8. 8. Digging Through the Bible: Modern Archaeology and the AncientBibleAuthor : Richard FreundISBN : 0742546454Many of our religious beliefs are based upon faith alone, but archaeologygives us the opportunity to find evidence about whatreally happened in the past-evidence that can have adramatic impact on what we believe and how weunderstand the Bible today. Archaeologist and rabbiRichard Freund takes readers through many of hisown excavations in the Holy Land, searching forinformation about key biblical characters and events. Visit to : Modern Archaeology and the Ancient Bible Visit to Books on Archaeology
  9. 9. Ten Discoveries That Rewrote HistoryAuthor : Patrick HuntISBN : 0452288770ISBN13 : 9780452288775"The world’s greatest archaeological finds and what they tell usabout lost civilizations"Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his topten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life inthis concise and captivating book. The RosettaStone, Troy, Nivenah’s Assyrian Library, King Tut’sTomb, Machu Picchu, Pompeii, the Dead Sea Scrolls,Thera, Olduvai Gorge, and the Tomb of 10,000Warriors—Hunt reveals the fascinating stories ofthese amazing discoveries and explains the ways inwhich they added to our knowledge of human historyand permanently altered our worldview. Part travelguide to the wonders of the world and part primer onancient world history, Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History captures theawe and excitement of finding a lost window into ancient civilization. Visit to : Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History Visit to Books on Archaeology
  10. 10. The Archaeology of Early Egypt Social Transformation in North-EastAfrica, c. 10,000 to 2,650 BCAuthor : David WengrowISBN : 0521543746ISBN13 : 9780521543743In this authoritative survey of the archaeology of early Egypt, DavidWengrow offers a new interpretation of theemergence of farming economies and the dynasticstate, c.10,000 to 2,650 BC. Exploring key themessuch as the nature of state power, kingship and theinception of writing, Wengrow illuminates prehistoricsocial development along the Nile throughcomparison with neighboring regions. Employing richempirical data and engaging critically withanthropological theory and the history ofarchaeological thought, Wengrows work challengesthe current theoretical isolation of Egyptianprehistory. Visit to : The Archaeology of Early Egypt Visit to Books on Archaeology

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