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The concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology

Author: Timothy Darvill; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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With over 4,000 entries, entries cover vocabulary for archaeological work including including principles, theories, techniques, artefacts, materials, people, places, monuments, equipment, descriptive terms, and archaeolgical legislation in the United Kingdom and the United States.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Darvill, Timothy.
Concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology
(OCoLC)48417258
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Darvill; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0192800051 9780192800053 0192116495 9780192116499
OCLC Number: 55033138
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: PREFACE; ABBREVIATIONS; DICTIONARY; 1. Principle international conventions and recommendations concerning the preservation of archaeological and historic sites and artefacts; 2. Principal stratigraphic subdivisions of the Cenozoic area; 3. Principal stratigraphic subdivisions of the Quaternary system; 4. Principal geostratigraphic and biostratigraphic subdivisions of the late Devensian and Flandrian stages in the British Isles; 5. Correlation of the principal geostratigraphic subdivisions of the Pleistocene series in Europe and North America; 6. Principal phases, industrial traditions and stages of the British Bronze Age; 7. Principal North American cultural phases; 8. Egyptian rulers and dynasties; 9. Roman emperors; 10. Leaders, rulers, kings, and queens of England to AD1066
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Over 4000 entries of essential archaeological vocabulary provide comprehensive up-to-date coverage of theory and methods; people, artefacts and materials; sites, monuments, and legislation. The  Read more...

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"Archaeologists' jargon can be hard on the amateur and Timothy Darvill's dictionary is good at demystifying it."--Sunday Telegraph

 
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