An integrated picture of prehistory as an active process of
discovery. World Prehistory and Archaeology: Pathways through Time,
third edition, provides an integrated discussion of world
prehistory and archaeological methods. This text emphasizes the
relevance of how we know and what we know about our human
prehistory. A cornerstone of World Prehistory and Archaeology is
the discussion of prehistory as an active process of discovery.
Methodological issues are addressed throughout the text to engage
readers. Archaeological methods are introduced in the first two
chapters. Succeeding chapters then address the question of how we
know the past to provide an integrated presentation of prehistory.
The third edition involves readers in the current state of
archaeological research, revealing how archaeologists work and
interpret what they find. Through the coverage of various new
research, author Michael Chazan shows how archaeology is truly a
global discipline. Learning Goals Upon completing this book,
readers will be able to: * Gain new perspectives and insights into
who we are and how our world came into being. * Think about
humanity from the perspective of archaeology. * Appreciate the
importance of the archaeological record for understanding
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