Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Consumer's Guide to Archaeological Science

Since we are on the theme of new books in archaeological science (thanks Rob), here is another one to add to the list:

A Consumer's Guide to Archaeological Science: Analytical Techniques
Mary E. Malainey
Charles E Orser, Editor
Michael B. Schiffer, Editor

2011, 603 pages

ISBN 978-1-4419-5703-0

This volume is also available online as PDFs for purchase.

From the Preface:

"The information presented should enable an archaeologist to understand and critically evaluate:
-the suitability of various analytical techniques to address particular archaeological questions;
-the data generated through the application of these techniques
-the validity of the archaeological interpretations made on the basis of the data."

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