Archaeology, History and Science: Integrating Approaches to by Marcos Martinón-Torres,Thilo Rehren

By Marcos Martinón-Torres,Thilo Rehren

utilizing a mix of old, archaeological, and clinical info isn't really an unusual examine perform. infrequently came across, besides the fact that, is a extra overt severe attention of the way those resources of knowledge relate to one another, or particular makes an attempt at constructing winning thoughts for interdisciplinary paintings. The authors during this quantity supply such serious views, interpreting fabrics from quite a lot of cultures and time classes to illustrate the extra price of mixing of their learn probably incompatible or perhaps contradictory resources. Case experiences comprise explorations of the symbolism of flint knives in historic Egypt, the that means of cuneiform glass texts, medieval metallurgical traditions, and concrete archaeology at business websites. This quantity is noteworthy, because it bargains novel contributions to express issues, in addition to primary reflections at the difficulties and potentials of the interdisciplinary learn of the human past.

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