This brief yet comprehensive text tells the story of how archaeology changed from a romantic adventure into a science. Its vivid narrative combines tales of archaeological discovery with the changing social conditions and theoretical perspectives that helped turn archaeology into a sophisticated discipline. Containing a simple, jargon-free styleand a lifetime of teaching experiencethis text writer shares with todays students his unrivaled experience as an archeologist and an author.Brian M. Fagan is the author of 'A Brief History of Archaeology: Classical Times to the Twenty-First Century', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131776982 and ISBN 0131776983.
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