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Digging Up the Past: Archaeology for the Young & Curious

3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Honor Award, 2012 NZ Post Children's Book Awards

What do moa eggs, seeds chewed by rats, and 600-year-old footprints have in common? Archaeologists in New Zealand deal with artifacts like these every day to determine how people lived years ago. This fascinating book chronicles the work of these patient scientists as they dig up the past, journeying to the top of volcanoes,
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published February 1st 2012 by Auckland University Press
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Feb 21, 2013 Leela rated it it was amazing
A very fun look at archaeology in New Zealand. We bought it for my younger siblings, but I had to read it myself first. The small section on alternative histories and the application of Occam's razor makes it even better.
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