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Now in its second edition Archaeology : The Basics has been fully updated to reflect the increasing popularity of the subject, focusing on areas which have seen the most growth such as material culture, human evolution and the political use of the past. Lively and engaging, some of the key questions answered include:

* What are the basic concepts of archaeology?
* How and wh

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Paperback, Second Edition, 255 pages
Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge (first published January 25th 2001)
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Clear and concise - a good guide to archaeological theory
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Good easy to read volume covering the basics of archaeology. Included are sections about objects, people, how time is measured, layout of digs, etc.
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