The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Study Skills, Topics and Methods

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Index

a
A Level 264, 296-7
absolute dating 80, 85-90
Accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) 86
access to sites or materials 262, 263, 277
aerial photos 6, 19-24, 54-5, 57, 180, 266, 270
ageing bones 69, 71, 199
agriculture 207-9 (see also farming)
amateurs 29, 113-16, 118
anaerobic conditions 51, 70, 77, 98, 213 (see also wet sites)
analogy 100-4, 143, 146, 167, 182, 190, 196, 213
ancestors 146-8
Ancient monuments and archaeological areas ACT (1979) 109-10
animal bone 69, 199-200, 202-3, 205-6
animatism 149
animism 148-9
antiquarians 115
archaeological record 11, 34, 58, 93, 95, 104, 182
archaeological theory 94
archaeometry 59
architecture 185-6
archive 56, 79
area excavation 36-7
art 229, 232, 242, 248-9, 255
art trade 108-9
artefacts 34-5, 42, 66, 111, 245, 256, 262, 265, 268
assemblages 68, 82, 100, 182
attribution 60-1
auguring 15
Avebury/West Kennet 27, 146, 156

b
bands 236-7
baulks 37, 45
beetles 77-8
beliefs 140-9
bigmen 238, 240
Black Patch 184
bog bodies 70
bones 41, 59, 68, 85 (see also human and animal bones)
bosing 19
boundaries 156, 167, 169, 176, 179, 186
boxgrid method 37
Boxgrove 224
Branc 244
buildings 187, 245-7, 269
burials 143, 243-4, 245-7, 251-2
butchery or butchery marks 68, 181, 201-2, 224
Butser Ancient Farm 103, 188-9, 212

c
cache 202, 214
CAD 10, 49
Cadw 117
calibration 86, 88-9
carbonisation 74
careers 119
case studies, using 177
Castell Henllys 28, 103
CAT-scan 70
cave art 232-3
Central Place Theory 176
ceramics 62-4 (see also pottery)
Channel Tunnel 29, 31
characterisation 62-3, 66
chemical analysis 63
chemical dating 85
chiefs 218, 238, 240
chronometric dating (see absolute dating)
civilisation 239
clan 239
Clava Cairns 159

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Brief Contents v
  • Contents vii
  • Figures xix
  • Index of Skills xxii
  • Acknowledgements xxiii
  • Illustration Acknowledgements xxiv
  • Introduction xxv
  • Part One - Understanding Archaeological Resources 1
  • Chapter 1 3
  • Chapter 2 25
  • Chapter 3 58
  • Chapter 4 80
  • Chapter 5 93
  • Chapter 6 105
  • Chapter 7 120
  • Part Two - Studying Themes in Archaeology 135
  • Chapter 8 137
  • Chapter 9 165
  • Chapter 10 196
  • Chapter 11 236
  • Part Three - Examination Success and Beyond 259
  • Chapter 12 261
  • Chapter 13 283
  • Chapter 14 - Where to Next? 296
  • Chapter 15 - Finding the Best Information 301
  • Appendix 305
  • Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations 307
  • Bibliography 315
  • Index 319
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