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Measuring Time with Artifacts: A History of Methods in American Archaeology

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Combining historical research with a lucid explication of archaeological methodology and reasoning, Measuring Time with Artifacts examines the origins and changing use of fundamental chronometric techniques and procedures and analyzes the different ways American archaeologists have studied changes in artifacts, sites, and peoples over time. In highlighting the underpinning ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by University of Nebraska Press
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Maria
Jan 18, 2012 Maria rated it it was amazing
A must-read for everyone interested in how chronologies were established in North American archaeology.
It was a fascinating book to read, with different chapters which are also readable without knowing the other ones, as the book is principally drawn from different articles the authors published over the last years.
I really recommend to any archaeologist who wants to learn something about WHY we are using the methods and theory we are apllying every day.
I wish there would be something similar
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