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Archaeology: The Definitive Guide Paul G. Bahn

Archaeology: The Definitive Guide

Paul G. Bahn

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ISBN : 9780760740859
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433 pages
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From the Publisher ARCHAELOGY: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in our human past. Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Paul G. Bahn, with contributions from an international team of specialists,MoreFrom the Publisher ARCHAELOGY: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE is the perfect handbook for all who are interested in our human past. Prepared under the direction of consultant editor Paul G. Bahn, with contributions from an international team of specialists, the guide includes hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and maps that bring to life the intriguing subject of archaeology. This guide is divided into two sections. The first, Exploring Our Human Past , delves into the science and techniques of archaeology, and provides an overview of the history of humankind - the subject at the core of archaeological study. The second section, A Guide to Sites and Treasures , provides an illustrated survey of the worlds most significant finds, from the first human camps and oldest cremations to the artifacts and monuments of the great civilizations.