Geographical Information Systems (GIS) is a rapidly developingarchaeological method which is moving from the domain of the computerspecialist into that of the wider archaeological community. This bookprovides a comprehensive manual on the use of GIS in archaeology and isdesigned to explore the concept of GIS and illustrate how it can be adaptedfor practical use. Examining issues such as spatial databases, dataacquisition, spatial analysis, and techniques of visualization, the book isan essential tool for both students and professional archaeologists.
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This book provides a detailed interdisciplinary exploration of ancient glass from its invention some 4,500 years ago to the seventeenth century AD. Using a wide a range of sources, it examines why and how glass was invented, and the ritual, social, economic, and political contexts of its subsequent development. The book provides an in-depth consideration of glass as a material, the raw materials used to make it, its chemical compositions, and its scientific provenance. It examines three archaeological and scientific case studies.
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