Introducing Archaeology Third Editio n
Introducing Archaeology is a concise and economical text designed for first-year archaeology courses, with materials presented in a straightforward and clear manner. The text situates archaeology historically and in the contemporary world, contextualizing the discipline within academia, industry, politics, popular culture, and social movements. It also addresses the national and international regulations and codes of ethics that govern much of archaeology today. Archaeological methods comprise the core of the text with a focus on reconstructing culture history, ecological adaptations, and the social and ideological aspects of culture.