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Geology for archaeologists : a short introduction

Author: John R L Allen; Archaeopress,
Publisher: Summertown, Oxford : Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This short introduction provides archaeologists of all backgrounds with a grounding in the principles, materials, and methods of geology. Each chapter ends with a short reading list, and many have selected case-histories in illustration of the points made. Included is a glossary of technical terms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R L Allen; Archaeopress,
ISBN: 1784916889 9781784916886
OCLC Number: 1076302204
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Available through Archaeopress Digital Subscription Service.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 140 pages) : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents: 1. Why Geology Matters ; 2. Minerals ; 3. Rocks and Sediments ; 4. Geological Maps ; 5. Geological Stratigraphy ; 6. Geology and Landscape ; 7. Rivers and Water Management ; 8. Sea-Level and Coasts ; 9. Stone for Building ; 10. Stone for Tools and Implements ; 11. Pottery and Brick ; 12. Metallurgical Landscapes ; Glossary ; Index.
Responsibility: by J.R.L. Allen.

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