Geoarchaeology: The Earth-science Approach to Archaeological Interpretation

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Yale University Press, 1998 - Social Science - 274 pages
A detailed and far-ranging textbook which frames geologic concepts within an archaeological context, offering specific examples that demonstrate how geologic methods can be used to interpret the human past. The contents list is huge, but a few of the topics covered are-sediments and soils, provenance studies, geologic surveying, mapping and remote sensing, artifact identification and human-environment interaction.

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Had to read it for school. Very intense, but not very helpful as a field guide. Read full review

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Christopher L. Hill is associate curator of archaeology and geology at the Museum of the Rockies and adjunct assistant professor of geology in the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University.

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