Here is the fifth edition of the bestselling introduction to
archaeology, which has been adopted at hundreds of colleges and
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coverage of all the most recent major developments in
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gender archaeology, agency, materiality and engagement theory, and
the latest GIS and survey techniques. Also discussed are such
topics as genetics and linguistics and advances in dating methods.
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