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Great excavations : shaping the archaeological profession /

edited by John Schofield.

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Names: Schofield, John,
Published: Oxford ; Oxbow Books, ©2011.
Topics: Excavations (Archaeology) - Great Britain - Congresses. | Historic sites - Great Britain - Congresses. | Archaeologists - Great Britain - Congresses. | Archaeology - Great Britain - History - Congresses. | Archaeology - Social aspects - Great Britain - Congresses. | SOCIAL SCIENCE - Archaeology. | HISTORY - Europe - Great Britain.
Regions: Great Britain - Antiquities - Congresses. | Great Britain.
Genres: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | History.
Online Access: JSTOR EBA - Full text online
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Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 308 pages :) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Includes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781842175729 (electronic bk.)
1842175726 (electronic bk.)
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Summary: Great excavations inspire and capture the imagination of both the public and archaeologists alike; sites like Danebury, Sutton Hoo, Maiden Castle, Mucking and York conjure images of great discoveries and leaps in knowledge. But what was it like to participate in these excavations? What is the story of these projects, and what made them great? This is a fascinating and entertaining retrospective documenting some of the seminal British excavations, assessing why they were so significant and why they persist in the memory and folklore of archaeologists today. It is also a social history of the pr.
Notes: Essays derived from a session at Institute for Archaeologists annual conference in 2007.
Other Names: Schofield, John, 1948-
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