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Archaeological Approaches to the Present: Models for Reconstructing the Past

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Academic Press, London, 1977, first edition, hardback, no dust jacket, 8vo, pp xvi + 259, B&W diagrams, tables and photographic illustrations throughout the text.
The immediate goal of this book is to examine several aspects of the relationship between archaeology and ethnography. The author tries to show how archaeologists may fruitfully employ ethnographic data and how the archaeologist's long range view can cast a slightly different perspective on the ethnographic present. An underlying aim is to suggest approaches to the study and understanding of man's history and evolution in a hunting and gathering milieu.
Very good condition. Orange leatherette boards with gilt and black lettering and design to front and spine. Some bumping to tail of spine but boards otherwise clean and undamaged. Pages also clean and undamaged and binding tight. Previous library copy with library stamps to top edge of pages and title page. Library bookplate on front free endpaper. Library stamps on title page and bookplate overprinted "WITHDRAWN" (see photos).

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Author(s):
Yellen, John E
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition (1977)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0127703500
ISBN-13:
9780127703503
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Academic Press
Title:
Archaeological Approaches to the Present: Models for Reconstructing the Past

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Academic Press, London, 1977, first edition, hardback, no dust jacket, 8vo, pp xvi + 259, B&W diagrams, tables and photographic illustrations throughout the text.
The immediate goal of this book is to examine several aspects of the relationship between archaeology and ethnography. The author tries to show how archaeologists may fruitfully employ ethnographic data and how the archaeologist's long range view can cast a slightly different perspective on the ethnographic present. An underlying aim is to suggest approaches to the study and understanding of man's history and evolution in a hunting and gathering milieu.
Very good condition. Orange leatherette boards with gilt and black lettering and design to front and spine. Some bumping to tail of spine but boards otherwise clean and undamaged. Pages also clean and undamaged and binding tight. Previous library copy with library stamps to top edge of pages and title page. Library bookplate on front free endpaper. Library stamps on title page and bookplate overprinted "WITHDRAWN" (see photos).

Author(s):
Yellen, John E
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition (1977)
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0127703500
ISBN-13:
9780127703503
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Academic Press
Title:
Archaeological Approaches to the Present: Models for Reconstructing the Past

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