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The concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology

Author: Timothy Darvill
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th ed. [i.e. 2nd ed.]View all editions and formats
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"With over 4,000 entries covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English language, this up-to-date dictionary is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind. There is coverage of principles, theories, techniques, artifacts, materials, people, places, monuments, equipment, and descriptive terms - from amphora to ziggurat, and Beaker Culture to molluscan analysis."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Woordenboeken (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Darvill, Timothy.
Concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008035280
(OCoLC)244352632
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Darvill
ISBN: 9780191579042 0191579041 9780191727139 019172713X
OCLC Number: 261162217
Notes: Title from title screen (Oxford reference online premium, viewed Feb. 4, 2010).
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Content; Preface; Abbreviations; The dictionary; Quick reference.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: Timothy Darvill.

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The most wide-ranging, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of archaeology available. Over 4,000 entries cover artefacts, techniques, terminology, people, places, and periods. The second edition  Read more...

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comprehensive, proportionate, and limpid * Antiquity * a superb collection of useful and unusual archaeological knowledge * Dr Francis Pryor * Review from previous edition a significant achievement Read more...

 
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