Geological Methods for Archaeology

Geological Methods for Archaeology

eBook - 1998
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This book discusses the application of geological methods and theory to archaeology. Written as a survey text covering appropriate methods and techniques taken from geology, geophysics, geochemistry, and geochronology, it shows the student the practicality and importance of the techniques' use in solving archaeological problems. Specific techniques are illustrated by practical results obtained from their use on archaeological digs. The geographical scope is international, drawing on sites from both hemispheres, eg the Franchti Cave (Greece), St. Catherines Island (USA), the Roman site of Drand (France), and Monte Verde (Chile). The authors also address applications in less traditional areas such as underwater, historical, industrial, and conservation archaeology.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998
ISBN: 9781280527494
1280527498
9781429414586
1429414588
9780198025115
0198025114
9780195090246
0195090241
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 343 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Garrison, Ervan G.

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