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Wetland Archaeology and Beyond: Theory and Practice

Francesco Menotti

Abstract

Despite being one of the most successful branches of mainstream archaeology, wetland archaeology, as an academic discipline, is still relatively unknown. We might have all heard of the wonderfully preserved organic artefacts and ecofacts found in waterlogged conditions, but do we really know how they were preserved, found, retrieved, and conserved for us to admire and study? This book covers the fascinating biography of wetland archaeology, from the dawn of the discipline to its remarkable achievements. Through a discussion of a large variety of worldwide wetland archaeological sites and their ... More

Keywords: wetland archaeology, archaeological practice, archaeological theory, wetland ecosystem, cultural heritage

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199571017
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199571017.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Francesco Menotti, author
Professor of Archaology, Institute of Prehistory and Archaeological Science, Basel University.