9780078034978

Images of the Past

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078034978

  • ISBN10:

    0078034973

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/25/2012
  • Publisher: MCGRAW

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Summary

Images of the Pastis an introduction to prehistoric archaeology that aims to capture the excitement and visual splendor of archaeology while at the same time providing insight into current research methods, interpretations, and theories in the field. The seventh edition offers a beautifully illustrated, full-color, site-by-site survey of prehistory and has been revised in accordance with both new discoveries in archeology and the interests of readers.

Table of Contents

Preface

About the Authors

Chapter One

Principles of Archaeology

Chapter Two

The First Humans

Chapter Three

The Hunters

Chapter Four

The Origins of Agriculture

Chapter Five

Native North Americans

Chapter Six

Ancient Mesoamerica

Chapter Seven

South America: The Inca and Their Predecessors

Chapter Eight

States and Empires in Asia and Africa

Chapter Nine

Prehistoric Europe

Chapter Ten

The Past as Present and Future

Appendix: Common Measurement Conversions and Equivalents

Glossary

References

Credits

Index

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