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Past in Perspective (4TH 07 Edition)

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Now in full color throughout, this engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy, including maps, timelines (interactive on the companion Online Learning Center website), chapter summaries, and lists of key terms.

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Now in full color throughout, this engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy, including maps, timelines (interactive on the companion Online Learning Center website), chapter summaries, and lists of key terms.

About the Author

Ken Feder received his Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Connecticut in 1982. He is a full professor in the Department of Anthropology at Central Connecticut State University where he has taught since 1977. He is the founder and director of the Farmington River Archaeological Project, an on-going survey of an inland, upland valley in north central Connecticut. He is the author of several books including Human Antiquity: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (with Michael Park); Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology; A Village of Outcasts: Historical Archaeology and Documentary Research at the Lighthouse Site; The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory; Field Methods in Archaeology (co-editor with Tom Hester and Harry Shafer); Lessons from the Past: An Introductory Reader in Archaeology (editor); and Dangerous Places: Health, Safety, and Archaeology (co-edited with David Poirier). He is a Fellow of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal. He has been the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award at Central Connecticut State University. He has appeared on a number of television documentaries about archaeology for BBC Horizon, the History Channel, and the Learning Channel. He lives in West Simsbury, Connecticut with his wife, two sons, and three bad cats.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073265339
Subtitle:
An Introduction to Prehistory
Author:
Feder, Kenneth L.
Author:
Feder, Kenneth
Author:
Feder Kenneth
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Subject:
Archaeology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
720
Dimensions:
9.10x7.46x.95 in. 2.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now in full color throughout, this engaging, up-to-date, chronological introduction presents human prehistory within a framework of themes, issues, and debates. Featuring a consistent chapter format and an appropriate level of detail for students with no previous exposure to archaeology, it also offers outstanding pedagogy, including maps, timelines (interactive on the companion Online Learning Center website), chapter summaries, and lists of key terms.
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