By Nancy Marie White
Archaeology regularly makes headlines--from fresh discoveries just like the frozen Copper-Age guy within the Italian Alps to the most recent courting of the 1st humans in the United States at over 14,0000 years in the past. Archaeology For Dummies bargains a desirable examine this fascinating box, taking readers on-site and revealing little-known information about a few of the world's maximum archaeological discoveries. It explores how archaeology makes an attempt to discover the lives of our ancestors, analyzing historic dig websites worldwide and explaining theories approximately old human societies. The consultant additionally bargains beneficial details for readers who are looking to perform an excavation themselves, in addition to guidance for purchasing the easiest education and the place to appear for jobs.
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Archaeology For Dummies by Nancy Marie White