Handbook of Archaeological Sciences: Volume 1, Second Edition

A. Mark Pollard, Ruth Ann Armitage, Cheryl A. Makarewicz

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HANDBOOK OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCES A modern and comprehensive introduction to methods and techniques in archaeology In the newly revised Second Edition of the Handbook of Archaeological Sciences, a team of more than 100 researchers delivers a comprehensive and accessible overview of modern methods used in the archaeological sciences. The book covers all relevant approaches to obtaining and analyzing archaeological data, including dating methods, quaternary paleoenvironments, human bioarchaeology, biomolecular archaeology and archaeogenetics, resource exploitation, archaeological prospection, and assessing the decay and conservation of specimens. Overview chapters introduce readers to the relevance of each area, followed by contributions from leading experts that provide detailed technical knowledge and application examples.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1265
ISBN (Electronic)9781119592112
ISBN (Print)9781119592044
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2023
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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