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The concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology

Author: Timothy Darvill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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 is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind. There is coverage of principles, theories, techniques, artefacts, materials, people, places, monuments, equipment, and descriptive terms from 'amphora' to 'ziggurat, ' and 'Beaker Culture' to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Darvill, Timothy.
Concise Oxford dictionary of archaeology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606759366
Named Person: Wörterbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Darvill
ISBN: 0192116495 9780192116499
OCLC Number: 48417258
Description: x, 506 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Principal international conventions and recommendations concerning the preservation of archaeological and historic sites and artefacts 489 --
2. Principal stratigraphic subdivisions of the Cenozoic era 490 --
3. Principal stratigraphic subdivisions of the Quaternary system in northwest Europe 491 --
4. Principal geostratigraphic and biostratigraphic subdivisions of the late Devensian and Flandrian stages in the British Isles 492 --
5. Correlation of the principal geostratigraphic stages of the Pleistocene series in Europe and North America 493 --
6. Principal periods, industrial stages, and traditions of the British Bronze Age 494 --
7. Principal cultural phases in the Americas 495 --
8. Egyptian rulers and dynasties 500 --
9. Roman emperors 503 --
10. Leaders, rulers, kings, and queens of England to AD 1066 505.
Responsibility: Timothy Darvill.
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This dictionary covers the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English language, focusing especially on Europe, the Old World, and the Americas.  Read more...

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