Alluvial Geoarchaeology: Floodplain Archaeology and by A. G. Brown

By A. G. Brown

This complete guide is designed to provide archaeologists the required history wisdom in environmental technology required to excavate and examine archaeological websites by way of rivers and on floodplains. half I covers the thoughts for learning alluvial environments, whereas half II studies the literature at the archaeology of alluvial environments and offers new info on alluviation and placement formation in either the British Isles and Mediterranean. a big subject working in the course of the ebook is the interplay among climatic and cultural forces and the transformation of riverine environments. Bringing jointly info at the evolution and exploitation of floodplain and river landscapes, it attracts on examples from Britain, Europe, North the United States and Australasia. Alluvial Geoarchaeology also will curiosity actual geographers, geologists and environmental scientists.

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