States Academic Press
History and Archaeology - Archaeology
Historical archaeology deals with places, things and issues from the past and present. It primarily uses written records and oral traditions to get knowledge about the same through cultural material. Some of the major sub-disciplines of historical archaeology include classical archaeology or Egyptology and medieval archaeology. The studies conducted under historical archaeology focus on the literate and historical-period societies. It also focuses on the lives of people who have no written records such as working class, slaves and indentured laborers of the historical period. Another form of historical archaeology is industrial archaeology that concentrates on the remains of industries and the industrial era. The topics included in this book on historical archaeology are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by this book.