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By A. G. Brown

This entire handbook is designed to offer archaeologists the mandatory historical past wisdom in environmental technology required to excavate and examine archaeological websites through rivers and on floodplains. half I covers the strategies for learning alluvial environments, whereas half II experiences the literature at the archaeology of alluvial environments and provides new info on alluviation and location formation in either the British Isles and Mediterranean. a tremendous subject working throughout the booklet is the interplay among climatic and cultural forces and the transformation of riverine environments. Bringing jointly info at the evolution and exploitation of floodplain and river landscapes, it attracts on examples from Britain, Europe, North the USA and Australasia. Alluvial Geoarchaeology also will curiosity actual geographers, geologists and environmental scientists.

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