Archaeology The Science of the Human Past Third Edition Mark Q. Sutton" "California State University, Bakersfield Robert M. Yohe California State University, Bakersfield The third edition of this acclaimed introductory archaeology text conveys the excitement of archaeological discovery and explains how archaeologists think. Highlights of This Text Covers archaeological history, theory, and method comprehensively, yet with a reasonable level of detail and in language accessible to students. Presents a balanced treatment of archaeological theory, its various approaches, and the interpretation of gender, ethnicity, and individuality in the archaeological record. Begins each chapter with a compelling story of a real archaeological adventure that expresses the chapter's main theme and then concludes with a related activity that invites critical analysis or application. Designed for flexible use, the text is brief enough to accompany prehistory or physical anthropology texts, yet sufficiently comprehensive to stand alone. New to This Edition New and updated material integrated throughout! New and expanded discussions relating to various aspects of archaeological theory, including sections on postprocessualism, gender, archaeology of power, cognitive archaeology, evolutionary archaeology, and more! New Highlight feature demystifies the building of the three great pyramids! ** Anthropology Experience ad here **Mark Q. Sutton is the author of 'Archaeology: The Science of the Human Past (3rd Edition)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205572373 and ISBN 0205572375.