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by Timothy Taylor,Michael Aston

  • Author: Timothy Taylor,Michael Aston
  • ISBN: 0751303208
  • ISBN13: 978-0751303209
  • ePub: 1711 kb | FB2: 1317 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Archaeology
  • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley (December 31, 1998)
  • Pages: 208
  • Rating: 4.4/5
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Atlas of Archaeology ePub download

Thus this DK "Atlas of Archaeology" was probably not meant for scholarly study, but as a home reference for older school children

Thus this DK "Atlas of Archaeology" was probably not meant for scholarly study, but as a home reference for older school children. To compare the two and say that this particular atlas is lacking would be incredibly unfair. But to point out the logical, chronological layout of increasingly important finds and make a judgment call of its content is fair. Thus the book begins with the accidental creators of the earliest sites: the Hunter-Gatherers and maps of the five continents of human population and archaeological sites of these particular peoples. Next is a narrowing to a Paleolithic Valley with map grids of findings, including stone tools.

Michael Aston, Tim Taylor. It covers pretty much everything within the field, even if information given on each topic is relatively basic Читать весь отзыв. The team leader on Time Team since its inception, Mick Aston is Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bristol, and the author of the best-selling Mick's Archaeology, Monasteries in the Landscape and (with Victor Ambrus) Recreating the Past. Библиографические данные. The Atlas of Archaeology.

Michael Antony Aston FSA (1 July 1946 – 24 June 2013) was an English archaeologist who specialised in Early Medieval landscape archaeology. Over the course of his career, he lectured at both the University of Bristol and University of Oxford and published fifteen books on archaeological subjects. A keen populariser of the discipline, Aston was widely known for appearing as the resident academic on the Channel 4 television series Time Team from 1994 to 2011.

Author: Michael Aston, Timothy Taylor. There is a second section containing maps indicating the most important sites.

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Atlas of Archaeology book. In 1988, Aston teamed up with television producer Tim Taylor and together they created two shows which focused on bringing archaeology into British popular consciousness. The first was the short-lived Time Signs (1991), although this was followed by the more successful Time Team, which was produced for Channel 4 from 1994 to 2013.

Mick Aston, Tim Taylor. Picture of the Past Mick Aston and Tim Taylor inspire us with their enthusiasm for archaeology to look at the evidence of the past all around us. Extensive Illustrations The Atlas of Archaeology is sumptuously illustrated with photographs of the artefacts found at each site followed by a detailed full-colour drawing of the site as it would have appeared originally.

This large and attractive book is a fascinating look at the present state of information gained through archaeology. The student who is inchoate in the area of Archaeology will find this volume helpful in several ways

This large and attractive book is a fascinating look at the present state of information gained through archaeology. Part one of the book has chapters covering a number of historic epochs (Neolithic, first cities, Iron Age, et., giving information on the era, a look at a certain site, and comparative sites. The student who is inchoate in the area of Archaeology will find this volume helpful in several ways. First, it present a basic overview of the field of Archaeology by giving a brief synopsis of various artifacts, sites, and finds, in various locale.

Big, colourful, well-ordered Dorling Kindersley introduction to the world's archaeology. The book is broken down into chapters on Hunter-gatherers, the Neolithic, the Monumental Era, the first cities, the Iron Age, the Classical Age, the Dark Ages, the Medieval age, new settlements, the Industrial age, and archaeological techniques. Each chapter is lavishly illustrated using a box-style format, giving examples of sites, finds, industrial or building techniques and so on for each period. There is a second section containing maps indicating the most important sites. The book follows a tried and tested format, but its bold typeface, abundance of pictures, and at-a-glance dating and identification of objects or sites is a formula that children and adults alike will love.
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