Sampling in contemporary British archaeology
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Published by B.A.R. in Oxford, Eng .
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  • Archaeology -- Mathematics -- Congresses.,
  • Sampling (Statistics) -- Congresses.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Great Britain -- Congresses.,
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Statementedited by John F. Cherry, Clive Gamble, and Stephen Shennan.
SeriesBAR British series ;, 50
ContributionsCherry, John F., Gamble, Clive., Shennan, Stephen.
LC ClassificationsCC75.7 .S25
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 411 p. :
Number of Pages411
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4481207M
ISBN 100860549332
LC Control Number79309581

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The key to good research design is not to copy Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series and Monk, M. A., , Sampling for plant remains from Iron Age pits: Some results and implications. In Sampling in Contemporary British Archaeology, edited by J. Cherry, C. Gamble and S. Shennan, pp. – BAR Discover the best Archaeology in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Cherry, J. F. Questions of efficiency and integration in assemblage sampling, in J. F. Cherry (ed.) Sampling in contemporary British archaeology British Archaeological Reports: British Ser Oxford, –Cited by: Archaeology, or archeology (from Greek ἀρχαιολογία, archaiologia ἀρχαῖος, arkhaīos, "ancient"; and -λογία, -logiā, "-logy"), is the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture and environmental data which they have left behind, which includes artefacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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