Social Science

A Practical Handbook of Archaeology

Author: Christopher Catling

Publisher: Southwater Pub

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 128

View: 332

A hands-on resource for new and amateur archaeologists provides hundreds of step-by-step photographs, maps and illustrations from excavations around the world.
Juvenile Nonfiction

A Visual History of Archaeological Discoveries Around the World

Author: Joan Soriano Campos

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 721

This captivating book offers young readers to explore world archaeology as if they’re really there. With stunning images, readers will be able to explore the remains of the men and women who lived hundreds of thousands of years ago, and of hominoids of millions of years ago. The book explores sites in Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceana. It then
Juvenile Nonfiction

A Visual History of the Great Civilizations

Author: Alberto Hernández Pamplona

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 285

This captivating book offers young readers a perspective into the some of the greatest civilizations in history. With stunning illustrations and photographs of artifacts from antiquity, readers will learn about early civilizations such as Mesopotamia and the kings of Israel, civilizations from classical antiquity such as dynastic China and the Persian empire, and civilizations of the Middle Ages, such as the Viking explorers and the Incas, to name a few. Adding to the visual experience are timelines that put the history into perspective. This book is a must-read for any student of ancient history.
Antiques & Collectibles

The Urban Treasure Hunter

Author: Michael Chaplan

Publisher: Square One Publishers, Inc.

ISBN:

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 225

View: 811

Every city possesses countless hidden treasures waiting to be discovered—ancient artifacts, valuable jewelry, and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Michael Chaplan, treasure hunter extraordinaire, has written a complete and practical guide to locating, unearthing, and identifying all of those treasures. The book begins with the basics, and then presents a working knowledge of digs. An up-to-date resource section provides useful lists of specialized catalog companies and helpful websites, organizations, magazines, and books. Whether you are an avid collector of artifacts, a weekend explorer in search of adventure, or simply a creative person in need of something fun to do, you will find that The Urban Treasure Hunter provides the perfect rewarding hobby.
Social Science

21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook

Author: H. James Birx

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 1099

View: 113

Via 100 entries or 'mini-chapters,' the SAGE 21st Century Reference Series volumes on Anthropology will highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of anthropology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. The purpose is to provide undergraduate students with an authoritative reference source that will serve their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but not so much jargon, detail or density as a journal article or a research handbook chapter.
Archaeology

Beginner's Guide to Archaeology

Author: Louis A. Brennan

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Archaeology

Page: 318

View: 829

Outline guide to the planning, excavation and analysis of archaeological sites with a discussion of man's 40,000 years in the Western Hemisphere.