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Photos, Maps. New/New. 6-1/4 x 9-1/4 x 1 " 0297643894 2001 First Edition, revised & updated HARDCOVER book in dust Jacket...BRAND NEW from 2001 publisher...Never opened, Never read. Book size: 6-1/4" wide x 9-1/4" tall x 1" thick; 270 pages, illustrated with black & white maps and photographs...Most scientific disciplines experienced fundamental revolutions during the 20th century...But not archaeology...However its time has come...More and more highly specialized scientists are taking over the investigation of the past...Using satellites...aircraft...and helicopters...they are screening entire regions around the world in an attempt to find hidden traces of early societies...What's more...their discoveries are changing the views of prehistoric civilizations...and the new views are often in complete contrast to archaeology's established schools of thought...It is becoming increasingly clear that the ancients knew more than we expected...perhaps more than we can imagine...And for the first time we are gaining a proper understanding of many of the age-old questions about the past...What was the effect of the volcanic eruption of Thera? ...What cause the collapse of the M inoan kingdom on Crete? ...Did Atlantis ever exist? ...Where was the cradle of Western civilization? ...In this book, The Future of the Past, the geoarchaeologist Eberhard Zangger addresses these and many other questions...He takes the reade r into the field to look at various excavations around the world...explains current thinking in archaeogical research...and explores the sohisticated methods and techniques that have only recently become available...and the unique insights gained from applying them...The result is a refreshingly new view of the past...and a glimpse of the future of archaeological science..." The Future of The Past-Archaeology in the 21st Century "...by Eberhard Zangger...published by Weidenfeld Nicholson, London England...2001 Hard cover book in DJ first edition revised & updated *** Secure packing for safe shipping since 1965 ***
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