A detailed and far-ranging textbook which frames geologic concepts within an archaeological context, offering specific examples that demonstrate how geologic methods can be used to interpret the human past. The contents list is huge, but a few of the topics covered are-sediments and soils, provenance studies, geologic surveying, mapping and remote sensing, artifact identification and human-environment interaction.
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Christopher L. Hill is associate curator of archaeology and geology at the Museum of the Rockies and adjunct assistant professor of geology in the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University.Review:
"Probably the most comprehensive treatise on geoarchaeology yet written."―Vance Haynes, University of Arizona
"Rapp and Hill provide the single most comprehensive guide to basic principles in the field of Geoarchaeology. The text is an essential resource for teaching earth science applications to undergraduate archaeologists."―Andrea Freeman, University of Calgary
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Book Description Yale University Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110300070764