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Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Archaeology

Author : Timothy Darvill
ISBN : 0191579041
Genre : Social Science
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The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover the terms encountered in academic and popular archaeological literature, in lectures, and on television. Topics covered include artefacts, techniques, terminology, people, sites, and periods, and specialist areas such as industrial and maritime archaeology. The second edition is fully revised and updated, now including 150 new entries on archaeological sites, terms, movements, and people, plus extended coverage of archaeological resource management and archaeological theory. The dictionary's primary focus is on Europe, the Old World, and the Americas, as these are the regions where archaeology has become an established academic and vocational subject, but it includes key archaeological sites around the world. A quick-reference section covers chronological periods around the world, Egyptian rulers and dynasties, Roman rulers and dynasties, rulers of England to AD 1066, and principal international conventions and recommendations. New to this edition, recommended web links for over 100 entries are updated on the Dictionary of Archaeology companion website.
Category: Social Science

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Archaeology

Author : Timothy Darvill
ISBN : 0199534047
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 50.45 MB
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A useful ready-reference archaeological resource with more than 4000 entries arranged alphabetically and coded by type, e.g., artifact; biographical; cultural phase or period; deity; document; equipment; general term; legal term; material; monument class or category; site, monument, or area of archaeological importance; and technique.
Category: Social Science

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Archaeology

Author : Timothy Darvill
ISBN : 9780199534050
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 25.2 MB
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The most wide-ranging and up-to-date dictionary of its kind providing useful information about archaeological terms, themes, theories, sites, places, artefacts and archaeologists ... from amphora to ziggurat. Will be especially useful to students, amateurs and enthusiasts, travellers, and anyone seeking to extend their knowledge horizon. Taking AD 1700 as the cut-off point, the dictionary contains over 5,000 concise and often referenced entries mostly relating to Britain, Europe and the Americas. The dictionary concludes with eleven `Quick Reference' sections on subjects such as conventions, stratigraphy, geology, periods, dynasties, emperors and rulers. The second edition is fully updated, with new evidence, insights and entires, and is now accompanied by dedicated webpages and bibliographic web links.
Category: Social Science

A Research Guide To The Ancient World

Author : John M. Weeks
ISBN : 9781442237407
Genre : History
File Size : 62.13 MB
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A Research Guide to the Ancient World: Print and Electronic Sources is a partially annotated bibliography that covers the study of the ancient world, and closes the traditional subject gap between the humanities and the social sciences in this area of study. This book is the only bibliographic resource available for such holistic coverage.
Category: History

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Zoology

Author : Michael Allaby
ISBN : 0192860933
Genre : Zoology
File Size : 55.11 MB
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Dictionary of zoology with 6,000 entries offering comprehensive coverage of subjects such as, animal behavior, genetics, and evolution.
Category: Zoology

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of The Christian Church

Author : E. A. Livingstone
ISBN : 9780199659623
Genre : Reference
File Size : 58.62 MB
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Based on the acclaimed 'Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church', this is a guide for both students and the general reader. It contains over 5,000 entries, and is suitable for those with an interest in Christianity.
Category: Reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Music

Author : Michael Kennedy
ISBN : 9780198608844
Genre : Music
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This quick reference book of musical terminology includes brief biographical sketches of musicians, composers, vocalists, and conductors.
Category: Music

Field Archaeology

Author : Peter Drewett
ISBN : 9781135361228
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 56.26 MB
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Peter Drewett's comprehensive survey explores every stage of the dig process, from the core work of discovery and excavation to the final product: the published archaeological report. Main topics covered are: how an archaeological site is formed finding and recording archaeological sites planning excavations, digging the site and recording the results post-fieldwork planning, processing and finds analysis interpreting the evidence publishing the report. Illustrated with 100 photographs and line drawings, and using numerous case studies, Field Archaeology is the essential introductory guide for archaeology students, and is certain to be welcomed by the growing number of enthusiasts for the subject.
Category: Social Science

South African Concise Oxford Dictionary

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105026172838
Genre : English language
File Size : 26.98 MB
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This dictionary is the South African edition of the best-selling Concise Oxford Dictionary, which has become established as the foremost authority on current modern English. It is the standard reference for English in all fields, for study, professional use, and at home, for guidance on spelling, meaning, and all other questions of usage and grammar. The definitions are distinguished by their accuracy, clarity, ease of use, and presentation. The inclusion in this edition of hundreds of South African words and meanings makes this an unrivalled reference work.
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