Alluvial Geoarchaeology

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Author  A. G. Brown
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   April 13, 1997
ISBN  052156820X
Pages  404

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This comprehensive technical manual is designed to give archaeologists the necessary background knowledge in environmental science required to excavate and analyze archaeological sites by rivers and on floodplains. Bringing together information on the evolution and exploitation of floodplain and river landscapes, this text draws on examples from Britain, Europe, North America and Australasia. An important theme is the interaction between climatic and cultural forces and the transformation of riverine environments.

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