Landscape archaeology

Authored by: Sam Turner

The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies

Print publication date:  December  2012
Online publication date:  February  2013

Print ISBN: 9780415684606
eBook ISBN: 9780203096925
Adobe ISBN: 9781136220609


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Landscape has come to be of central importance for archaeologists. Introductory textbooks make this point clearly:

Archaeology is basically about three things: objects, landscapes and what we make of them. It is quite simply the study of the past through material remains.

(Gamble 2001: 15)

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