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In the Beginning (MyAnthroKit Series)
Brian M. Fagan begins with a summary history of the subject, overviewing the objectives and processes of archaeological research and the basic principles of culture, context, and dating methods. He describes how archaeologists find, excavate, and analyze sites, artifacts, and food remains, reinforcing complex material throughout with diverse examples. The book examines som ...more
Paperback, 12th Edition, 530 pages
Published November 24th 2008 by Pearson
(first published 1975)
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Brian Murray Fagan (born 1 August 1936) is a prolific author of popular archaeology books and a professor emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA. Fagan was born in England where he received his childhood education at Rugby School. He attended Pembroke College, Cambridge, where he studied archaeology and anthropology (BA 1959, MA 1962, PhD 1965). ...moreMore about Brian M. Fagan...