This fully updated and revised edition of the best-selling title The Archaeology Coursebook is a guide for students studying archaeology for the first time. Including new methods and case studies in this second edition, it provides pre-university students and teachers, as well as undergraduates and enthusiasts, with the skills and technical concepts necessary to grasp the subject.
The Archaeology Coursebook:
introduces the most commonly examined archaeological methods, concepts, and themes, and provides the necessary skills to understand them
explains how to interpret the material students may meet in examinations and how to succeed with different types of assignments and exam questions
supports study with case studies, key sites, key terms, tasks and skills development
illustrates concepts and commentary with over 200 photos and drawings of excavation sites, methodology and processes, tools and equipment
links from its own website to other key websites in archaeology at the right level at www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415360773
contains new material from European pre-history and the Roman Empire; new case studies, methods, examples, boxes, photographs and diagrams; as well as updates on examination changes for pre-university students.
This is definitely a book no archaeology student should be without.
Jim Grant is a Principal Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Assistant Principal at Cirencester College. He is also a member of the subject advisory panel for archaeology at the Higher Education Academy for teaching and learning and has experience as an archaeologist in the field.
Sam Gorin is Chief Moderator for A Level Archaeology and until recently was head of general studies at Newark and Sherwood College. He has 20 years experience as a professional archaeologist.
Neil Fleming is Chief Examiner in A Level Archaeology and Upper Sixth Housemaster at Christ's Hospital school. He is a highly experienced teacher of archaeology who also has field archaeology experience.