Archaeology: The Key Concepts
Edited by Colin Renfrew, Paul Bahn
Routledge – 2005 – 308 pages
Series: Routledge Key Guides
From two of the best-known archaeological writers in the trade, this outstanding resource provides a thorough survey of the key ideas in archaeology, and how they impact on archaeological thinking and method.
Clearly written, and easy to follow, Archaeology: The Key Concepts collates entries written specifically by field specialists, and each entry offers a definition of the term, its origins and development, and all the major figures involved in the area.
The entries include:
With guides to further reading, extensive cross-referencing, and accessibly written for even beginner students, this book is a superb guide for anyone studying, teaching, or with any interest in this fascinating subject.
List of Key Concepts. Contributors. Introduction. Key Concepts. Index
Colin Renfrew is Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research in Cambridge.
Paul Bahn is a freelance writer.