Archaeology 2.0: New Approaches to Communication and Collaboration
by E. C. Kansa, S. W. Kansa, E. Watrall
Publisher: eScholarship.org 2011
Number of pages: 298
This volume is organized around four key topics that illuminate how the revolution in communications technology reverberates across the discipline: approaches to information retrieval and information access; practical and theoretical concerns inherent in design choices for archaeology’s computing infrastructure; collaboration through the development of new technologies that connect fieldbased researchers and specialists within an international archaeological community; and scholarly communications issues, with an emphasis on concerns over sustainability and preservation imperatives.
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by Silvia Polla, Philip Verhagen - De Gruyter Open Ltd
The archaeological study of movement and of its related patterns and features has been transformed by the use of GIS. Path analysis has become a very popular approach to the study of settlement and land-use dynamics in landscape archaeology.
by Michael Haslam - ANU Press
These highly varied studies, ranging from early humans to modern kings, demonstrate how starches, raphides, hair, blood, feathers, resin and DNA have become essential elements in archaeology's modern arsenal for for understanding human evolution.
by F. G. Kenyon - British Museum
The handbook for the use of travelers in the Near and Middle East who are interested in antiquities without being trained archaeologists. Here is some elementary information and advice useful for travelers with archaeological tastes.
by Amelia B. Edwards - A. L. Burt Company
Sailing the Nile and armed with sketch-book and measuring tape, Amelia Edwards carefully recorded all she saw of the temples and monuments, and provided in A Thousand Miles Up The Nile the first general archaeological survey of Egypt's ruins.