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The Resource Archaeology in practice : a student guide to archaeological analyses, edited by Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson

Archaeology in practice : a student guide to archaeological analyses, edited by Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson

Label
Archaeology in practice : a student guide to archaeological analyses
Title
Archaeology in practice
Title remainder
a student guide to archaeological analyses
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Compilation of papers on archaeological techniques in Australia; includes papers on ? field methods, remote sensing, consultancy, rock art, stratigraphy, chronology and dating, stone artefact analysis (including use wear analysis), faunal and plant analysis, midden and shellfish analysis, contact and historical archaeology, archaeological publication
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CC75
LC item number
.A657 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Balme, Jane M
  • Paterson, Alistair
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Archaeology
Label
Archaeology in practice : a student guide to archaeological analyses, edited by Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Finding sites / Andrew David : Archaeological prospection; Remote sensing; Field methods; Ground-based remote sensing: geophysical methods -- Consulting stakeholders / Larry J. Zimmerman : What and who is an Aboriginal stakeholder?; A brief history of interaction between archaeologists and other stakeholders; Differing ways of knowing the past; General thoughts about how to consult with stakeholders; Specific issues and concerns; Good examples of consultation with stakeholders; Why consult with stakeholders? the past as cultural and intellectual property -- Rock art / Jo McDonald: What is rock art? How is rock art made? How is rock art recorded?; How is rock art analyzed?; Case study: the depiction of species in macropod track engravings -- Stratigraphy / Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson: What is stratigraphy?; Why do archaeologists study stratification?; How do different layers occur in archaeological sites?; Excavation and stratigraphy; Recording stratification; Creating analytical units; Case study: Sos Hoyuk -- Absolute dating / Simon Holdaway: Chronometry; Limits on chronometric techniques; From age estimates to chronology; Temporal resolution and behavioral variation; Multiple scales of time: Case study 1: Assessing different scales of time at Bone Cave; Case study 2: Time perspectivism in practice, Stud Creek, Western New South Wales -- An introduction to stone artifact analysis / Chris Clarkson and Sue O'Connor: Analyzing stone artifacts -- Residues and usewear / Richard Fullagar; Functional analysis; Methodology, experiments, and procedures; Microscopes; Artifact cleaning; Plant residues found on artifacts; Animal residues found on artifacts; Usewear; -- Ceramics / Linda Ellis: what is a "ceramic"; How is pottery made?; Handling of ceramics during and after excavation; Initiating an analytical program for ceramics; Areas of ceramics research and their analytical approaches -- Animal bones / Terry O'Connor and James Barrett -- Plant remains / Wendy Beck : Macroscopic plant remains; What can plant remains contribute to archaeology?; What are the problems (and solutions) for identifying and determining the origin of macroscopic plant remains?; What kinds of methods can be effectively used to retrieve and analyze plant remains?; Case study: Plant remains from Kawambarai Cave, near Coonabarabran, Eastern Australia (by Wendy Beck and Dee Murphy) -- Mollusks and other shells / Sandra Bowdler -- Sediments / Gary Huckleberry -- Artifacts of the modern world / Susan Lawrence -- Historical sources / Barbara Little: Archaeology and historical sources; Case study: the use of documents at Annapolis; What are the relationships between documents and archaeological evidence? -- Producing the record / Peter White
Control code
000026834346
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxv, 438 p.
Isbn
9780631235743
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006163
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports
Label
Archaeology in practice : a student guide to archaeological analyses, edited by Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Finding sites / Andrew David : Archaeological prospection; Remote sensing; Field methods; Ground-based remote sensing: geophysical methods -- Consulting stakeholders / Larry J. Zimmerman : What and who is an Aboriginal stakeholder?; A brief history of interaction between archaeologists and other stakeholders; Differing ways of knowing the past; General thoughts about how to consult with stakeholders; Specific issues and concerns; Good examples of consultation with stakeholders; Why consult with stakeholders? the past as cultural and intellectual property -- Rock art / Jo McDonald: What is rock art? How is rock art made? How is rock art recorded?; How is rock art analyzed?; Case study: the depiction of species in macropod track engravings -- Stratigraphy / Jane Balme and Alistair Paterson: What is stratigraphy?; Why do archaeologists study stratification?; How do different layers occur in archaeological sites?; Excavation and stratigraphy; Recording stratification; Creating analytical units; Case study: Sos Hoyuk -- Absolute dating / Simon Holdaway: Chronometry; Limits on chronometric techniques; From age estimates to chronology; Temporal resolution and behavioral variation; Multiple scales of time: Case study 1: Assessing different scales of time at Bone Cave; Case study 2: Time perspectivism in practice, Stud Creek, Western New South Wales -- An introduction to stone artifact analysis / Chris Clarkson and Sue O'Connor: Analyzing stone artifacts -- Residues and usewear / Richard Fullagar; Functional analysis; Methodology, experiments, and procedures; Microscopes; Artifact cleaning; Plant residues found on artifacts; Animal residues found on artifacts; Usewear; -- Ceramics / Linda Ellis: what is a "ceramic"; How is pottery made?; Handling of ceramics during and after excavation; Initiating an analytical program for ceramics; Areas of ceramics research and their analytical approaches -- Animal bones / Terry O'Connor and James Barrett -- Plant remains / Wendy Beck : Macroscopic plant remains; What can plant remains contribute to archaeology?; What are the problems (and solutions) for identifying and determining the origin of macroscopic plant remains?; What kinds of methods can be effectively used to retrieve and analyze plant remains?; Case study: Plant remains from Kawambarai Cave, near Coonabarabran, Eastern Australia (by Wendy Beck and Dee Murphy) -- Mollusks and other shells / Sandra Bowdler -- Sediments / Gary Huckleberry -- Artifacts of the modern world / Susan Lawrence -- Historical sources / Barbara Little: Archaeology and historical sources; Case study: the use of documents at Annapolis; What are the relationships between documents and archaeological evidence? -- Producing the record / Peter White
Control code
000026834346
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xxv, 438 p.
Isbn
9780631235743
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006163
Other physical details
ill., facsims, maps, ports

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