The Archaeologist's Field Handbook. North American Edition

Heather Burke, Claire Smith, Larry Zimmerman

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    The Archaeologist's Field Handbook: North American Edition is a hands-on manual that provides step-by-step guidance for archaeological field work. Specially designed for students (both undergraduate and graduate) and avocational archaeologists, this informative guide combines clear and accessible information on doing fieldwork with practical advice on cultural heritage management projects. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook presents firmly grounded (pun intended!), essential, practical archaeological techniques and clearly elucidates the ethical issues facing archaeology today. A wealth of diagrams, photos, maps and checklists show in vivid detail how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph, and present archaeological surveys and excavations. The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is an indispensable tool for new and aspiring archaeologists as they venture into the field.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationWalnut Creek, California
    PublisherAltaMira Press
    Number of pages448
    EditionNorth American edition
    ISBN (Print)9780759108837, 0759108838
    Publication statusPublished - 8 Oct 2008


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