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.
Water of Life – Ester Spirits The mushrooming of gin distilleries on terra australis has been thoroughly documented over the last couple of years and while quality as well as ... read more
The Formative Years – Blut + Eisen It was in the second half of the seventeenth century that the President of Prussia, i.e. Otto von Bismarck, concluded a speech ... read more
Water of Life – Launceston Distillery Our coverage of the Tasmanian whiskey landscape have mainly been focussed on Hobart and its surroundings, which could be perceived as one of ... read more
High Adventures in the Great Outdoors – Lonely Planet It has been almost fifty years since Lonely Planet was incepted, following Maureen and Tony Wheeler’s trip across Europe, Asia ... read more
We Have Always Been Minimalist The Construction and Triumph of a Musical Style Christophe Levaux Minimalism has always intrigued me – specifically in the realm of music. Having emerged ... read more
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.