Author: Douglas C Comer, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 276, Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media, ISBN: 9781461460749

Mapping Archaeological Landscapes from Space offers a concise overview of air and spaceborne imagery and related geospatial technologies tailored to the needs of archaeologists. Leading experts including scientists involved in NASA’s Space Archaeology program provide technical introductions to five sections: 1) Historic Air and Spaceborne Imagery 2) Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imagery 3) Synthetic Aperture Radar 4) Lidar 5) Archaeological Site Detection and Modeling Each of these five sections includes two or more case study applications that have enriched understanding of archaeological landscapes in regions including the Near East, East Asia, Europe, Meso- and North America. Targeted to the needs of researchers and heritage managers as well as graduate and advanced undergraduate students, this volume conveys a basic technological sense of what is currently possible and, it is hoped, will inspire new pioneering applications. Particular attention is paid to the tandem goals of research (understanding) and archaeological heritage management (preserving) the ancient past. The technologies and applications presented can be used to characterize environments, detect archaeological sites, model sites and settlement patterns and, more generally, reveal the dialectic landscape-scale dynamics among ancient peoples and their social and environmental surroundings. In light of contemporary economic development and resultant damage to and destruction of archaeological sites and landscapes, applications of air and spaceborne technologies in archaeology are of wide utility and promoting understanding of them is a particularly appropriate goal at the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention.​

Author: Neil S. Price, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 239, Publisher: Psychology Press, ISBN: 0415252547

No Australian Aboriginal content.

Author: Master Books, Genre: Science, Total Page: , Publisher: Master Books, ISBN: 0890519676

A unique collection touches on four fascinating sciences! Add a little variety to your science program with these full-color Wonder series books! Learn about the landscape of caves, where you find fossils, and what processes formed the world's landscapes, and discover connections with ancient civilizations and the Bible in an intense combined program. Four titles from the best-selling Wonders of Creation Series are combined for a full year of study. The focus of the course delves into archaeology, geology, speleology, and paleontology, all helping the student form a solid, biblical worldview. Combined with the Parent Lesson Plan, you will have a detailed calendar for each week of study, reproducible worksheets, quizzes and tests, and answers keys to help grade all assignments.

Author: Yuriko Fukasawa, Genre: Ainu, Total Page: 119, Publisher: , ISBN: UOM:39015061313303

Author: Mary C. Beaudry, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 232, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0521449995

It outlines a fresh approach to the archaeological study of the historic cultures of North America.

Author: Antonio Sagona, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 541, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 9781107016590

This conspectus brings together in an accessible and systematic manner a dizzy array of archaeological cultures situated between several worlds.

Author: Roderick B. Campbell, Genre: History, Total Page: 208, Publisher: ISD LLC, ISBN: 9781938770401

Archaeology of the Chinese Bronze Age is a synthesis of recent Chinese archaeological work on the second millennium BCE--the period associated with China's first dynasties and East Asia's first "states." With a focus on early China's great metropolitan centers in the Central Plains and their hinterlands, this work attempts to contextualize them within their wider zones of interaction from the Yangtze to the edge of the Mongolian steppe, and from the Yellow Sea to the Tibetan plateau and the Gansu corridor. Analyzing the complexity of early Chinese culture history, and the variety and development of its urban formations, Roderick Campbell explores East Asia's divergent developmental paths and re-examines its deep past to contribute to a more nuanced understanding of China's Early Bronze Age.

Author: Kevin Greene, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 416, Publisher: Routledge, ISBN: 9781136860294

Book Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of illustrations -- List of tables -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Referencing -- Glossary and index -- CHAPTER 1 The Idea of the Past -- CHAPTER 2 Discovery and Investigation -- CHAPTER 3 Excavation -- CHAPTER 4 Dating the past -- CHAPTER 5 Archaeological science -- CHAPTER 6 Making sense of the past -- GLOSSARY -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX

Author: Clive Orton, Genre: Antiques & Collectibles, Total Page: 269, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0521445973

A 'state of the art' guide to pottery analysis providing information on recent scientific developments and the latest statistical techniques.

Author: Cyprian Broodbank, Genre: Social Science, Total Page: 436, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0521528445

A case study of the Greek Cyclades, documenting new ways of studying global island archaeology.