Name Instructor Course Date Archaeology: A Very Brief Introduction Archaeology is a subject that involves the study of the past aspects by focusing on the materials that have survived from the man's ancient encounters. The tools that were used in the past are critical elements that are used to reconstruct the ancient practices appropriately. Paul Bahn the author of Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction analyzes various concepts that are essential to the understanding of this subject. The book offers an in-depth analysis of the underlying concepts that are encompassed in the study of archaeology. A historical perspective is also used by the author to illustrate the factors that influence the growth of this subject. Various outstanding features stand out in the analysis that is portrayed in the text. These aspects are fundamental in the theory and practice of archaeology and include the character traits that should be possessed by in the archaeological analysis stands out to be essential to the present day study of this subject. The author's emphasis on these concepts is necessary because the word technological field is dynamic and all the topics and areas of study should be coherent with the changes in constant adaptation. Therefore the revelation is critical to the learners and practitioners in this area and helps them to articulate to the future changes. The writing style that is employed by the author is comprehensive and facilitates the portrayal of the intended information vividly. Furthermore numerous illustrations and explanations are used in the course of the analysis and enhance the clarity on the in the content of the book. Therefore it is justified that the book contains relevant information for archaeologists and other people who wish to increase their knowledge in this field and also wish to be transformed by the report. [...]
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