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Approach to archaeology

Piggott, Stuart.

Approach to archaeology

by Piggott, Stuart.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archaeology.

  • Edition Notes

    First McGraw-Hill paperback edition, 1965.

    StatementStuart Piggott.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination134 p. :
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14499304M

    About the Book This book introduces an archaeological approach to the study of media - one that sifts through the evidence to learn how media were written about, . This comprehensive textbook offers an integrated approach to geoarchaeology - the direct use of geologic concepts, methods and knowledge to solve archaeological problems and interpret archaeological records/5(20).

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