THE CONCISE OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ARCHAEOLOGY

TIMOTHY DARVILL
544pp 2008 OUT OF PRINT R275

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This is the most wide-ranging, comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. More than 4,000 entries cover the terms encountered in academic and popular archaeological literature, in lectures and on television. Topics covered include artefacts, techniques, terminology, people, sites and periods, and specialist areas such as industrial and maritime archaeology. This second edition includes 150 new entries on archaeological sites, terms, movements and people, plus extended coverage of archaeological resource management and archaeological theory. The dictionary's primary focus is on Europe, the Old World and the Americas, but it includes key archaeological sites around the world. A quick-reference section covers chronological periods around the world, Egyptian rulers and dynasties, Roman rulers and dynasties, rulers of England to AD 1066. New to this edition, recommended web links for more than 100 entries are updated on the Dictionary of Archaeology companion website.