The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills

4.1 avg rating
( 29 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780415462860: The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Themes, Sites, Methods and Skills

This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this third edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.

The Archaeology Coursebook:

  • introduces the most commonly examined archaeological methods, concepts, and themes, and provides the necessary skills to understand them
  • explains how to interpret the material students may meet in examinations and how to succeed with different types of assignments and exam questions
  • supports study with case studies, key sites, key terms, tasks and skills development
  • illustrates concepts and commentary with over 300 photos and drawings of excavation sites, methodology and processes, tools and equipment
  • links from its own website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415462860 to other key websites in archaeology at the right level
  • contains new material on "Issues in Modern Archaeology", "Sites and People in the Landscape" and "People and Society in the Past", new case studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams; as well as updates on examination changes for pre-university students.

This is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Jim Grant is a Chief Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Assistant Principal at Cirencester College. He has experience as a field archaeologist.

Sam Gorin is Chief Moderator for A Level Archaeology and was formerly a Curriculum Director at Newark and Sherwood College. He has been widely involved in field archaeology in the East Midlands.

Neil Fleming is a Chief Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Upper-Sixth House Master at Christ's Hospital, Horsham. He is a highly experienced teacher of archaeology who also has field archaeology experience.

Review:

'The excitement of discovery is tangible on every page. Few archaeology texts offer such varied and stimulating material.' - Mike Wilson, Aquinas College

'A superb introduction to anyone with a general interest in Archaeology. It serves as an excellent and invaluable companion text book to A level Archaeology students, and provides a valuable introductory read for students studying archaeology in higher education.' - Dave Jones - Principal Examiner for A Level Archaeology, UK

'An invaluable resource for students studying archaeology at a variety of levels - school, university, continuing education outreach and educational groups... Current issues and global examples are put into context, and the accessible study skills approach encourages full engagement with deeper complexities within the subject.'

- Ian Baxter, Glasgow Caledonian University

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Grant,Jim
Published by Taylor Fransis
ISBN 10: 041546286X ISBN 13: 9780415462860
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Fransis. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 041546286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 43.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Grant, Jim, Gorin, Sam, Fleming, Neil
Published by Routledge (2013)
ISBN 10: 041546286X ISBN 13: 9780415462860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11041546286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 50.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Grant, Jim; Gorin, Sam; Fleming, Neil
Published by Routledge
ISBN 10: 041546286X ISBN 13: 9780415462860
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 041546286X New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0870997

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jim Grant, Sam Gorin, Neil Fleming
Published by Routledge (2008)
ISBN 10: 041546286X ISBN 13: 9780415462860
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX041546286X

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 107.93
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds