Philip Barker's survey of current excavation techniques - at once authoritative and stimulating - was immeadiately hailed as the standard work and is one of the most widely used archaeological field manuals. Now in its third edition, it has again been revised, updated and expanded to include the latest developments in archaeological techniques.
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One of Britain's leading excavators, Philip Barker is now an archaeological consultant, having retired as Reader in Archaeology at the University of Birmingham. He has directed many excavations, including the long-term ones at the Roman city of Wroxeter and the timber castle at Hen Domen. He was one of the founder members of RESCUE and of the Institute of Field Archaeologists.Review:
'A guide to the better practice of excavation.' - New Scientist
'Essential to all would-be excavators.' - Minerva
'A magnificent achievement.' - Current Archaeology
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Book Description Universe Pub, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0876635877