Blog Principles of Archaeology

Principles of Archaeology

Posted April 17, 2018, 8:37 p.m. by T

Advertisement
KFAI - Roar of the Underground

Principles of Archaeology

T. Douglas Price / Kelly Knudson

An introduction to archaeology that helps students think like archaeologists

Thames & Hudson

 

T. Douglas Price.

Professor and life-long learner.

An undisputed, distinguished Koryphäe and preeminent in the realm of archeology with a profound pedigree and academic background that could hardly by more profound.

Predestined to compile a tome about methods that can be difficult to teach in the classroom with the main objective to advise practical ways of gaining an understanding of how archaeologists work. 

Each chapter depicts clear coverage of how archeologist approach their projects, not leaving out scientific concepts and ethical considerations beautifully and opulently illustrated with over two hundred photos and over one hundred fifty line drawings.

Price manages to strike the right balance between factual guidelines and instilling a sense of scintillating excitement in a field that some might find tedious, dull and boring. He engages the reader and makes his points that focus, curiosity, a holistic worldview, wanderlust, willingness to be a team player, patience, perseverance and critical thinking skills are indispensable for anyone interested in working in the realm of archeology.

An engaging introduction into the peeping Tom of the sciences - a fascinating field that opens the gates to understanding who we are and where we come from, a realm that allows to unearth objects that help to reconstruct the past and emptying out time capsules.

Leave a comment
Share this content

Other recent blogs

Water of Life - Flor de Caña Rum

Posted by T
Aug. 11, 2019, 5:34 p.m.

Water of Life - Flor de Caña Rum   Nicaragua is a blank spot on my world map. “Blank” as in it has yet to be visited, I am intrigued ... read more

Thus Let Us Drink Beer – Stockade Brewing Co

Posted by T
Aug. 9, 2019, 9:18 a.m.

Thus Let Us Drink Beer – Stockade Brewing Co   Stockade Brewing Co surprised me a bit as it seemed to have emerged out of nowhere. Further research revealed that ... read more

Yeezy and Kanye West - Season 3-4 Zine

Posted by T
Aug. 4, 2019, 2:58 p.m.

Yeezy and Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 – 4 Zine Thames & Hudson   The Yeezy phenomenon is one that ties in with the zeitgeist of artificially created hype and ... read more

Water of Life - Hernö

Posted by T
July 27, 2019, 10:58 a.m.

Water of Life - Hernö   One of the perks of roaming this earthround is that you get to try local spirits from the source. After a stint in Finland, ... read more

Thus Let Us Drink Beer - Modus Operandi

Posted by T
July 26, 2019, 10:14 p.m.

Thus Let Es Drink Beer - Modus Operandi   My prayers for a great local, bold yet easily accessible IPA that ticks all the right boxes were answered with the ... read more

Advertisement
KFAI - Root Of All Evil
x

Logo

Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.