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Author Devereux, Paul.
Title Archaeology : the study of our past / by Paul Devereux.
Pub Info Milwaukee, WI : Gareth Stevens Pub., 2002.
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 930.1 DEV     AVAILABLE
Edition U.S. ed.
Descript 32, [4] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
Series Investigating science
Investigating science.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 9.1 1 1 61812
Summary Examines the science of archaeology and how it reveals the evolution of human history by uncovering and studying the physical remains of the past.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [35]) and index.
Contents What is archaeology? -- Tricks & techniques: investigating a site -- Dating techniques -- Artifacts & archaeologists -- Discovering human evolution -- Deciphering ancient art & writings -- Archaeologists & ancient astronomy -- Ancient texts: the Icelandic sagas -- Underwater archaeology -- Archaeology from the sky -- Mysteries & frauds -- Case study: ancient Egyptian life -- Case study: Otzi the iceman -- Case study: Pompeii -- Archaeology today -- Web sites.
Subject Archaeology -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0836832280 (lib. bdg.)
9780836832280 (lib. bdg.)
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