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The Archaeologist's Field Handbook : A Handbook - Heather Burke

The Archaeologist's Field Handbook

A Handbook

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As editor of the first field guide in 1968, I compare that slim volume with this outstanding, compendious and wise advice, which demonstrates the sophistication of present best practice. An essential aid for beginners and professionals.' ..Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney..In one volume here is every tool you need to conduct fieldwork in archaeology. Thoroughly comprehensive, The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is designed for every kind of archaeological practice from simple site recordings to professional consultancies for anyone who wants to record heritage sites responsibly...This hands-on manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to undertake and successfully complete fieldwork in all fields of archaeology, from Indigenous to historical to maritime. More than 200 charts, checklists, graphs, maps and diagrams clearly illustrate how to design, fund, research, map, record, interpret, photograph and write up your fieldwork. ..Packed full of industry know-how and invaluable practical advice, The Archaeologist's Field Handbook is the ultimate resource for consultants, teachers, students, community groups and anyone involved in heritage fieldwork... An impressive tour de force With this volume in their knapsacks, budding archaeologists and consultants won't need any other to undertake fieldwork in Australia.' ..Jay Hall, Head of Archaeology, University of Queensland

1. Preparing for fieldwork..2. Navigation and mapping..3. Finding sites..4. Site surveying..5. Basic excavation techniques..6. Recording historical sites..7. Recording Indigenous sites..8. Managing cultural heritage..9. Photography and illustration..10. Getting your results out there..Appendices..1. Sample recording forms..2. Rim Diamater chart..3. Guides to dating common historical artefacts..4. Checklist for consultancy reports..5. Sample press release..6. Interpretation project planner..7. Checklists for tables, figures and reports

ISBN: 9781741154597
ISBN-10: 1741154596
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 428
Published: 1st October 2004
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Edition Number: 1