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Human remains in archaeology :A handbook

By: Roberts, Charlotte A. ;

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Council for British Archaeology: 2009

Seller ID: 67731

ISBN: 1902771753

Condition: Very Good


Rev ed, xix + 292pp, inc. 121 figs, 3 tables, laminated card, 19x24.5cm slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. This book, No. 19 in the CBA Practical Handbook series, provides the very latest guidance on all aspects of the recovery, handling and study of human remains. It beings by asking why we should study human remains, and the ethical issues surrounding their recovery, analysis and curation, along with consideration of the current legal requirements associated with the excavation of human remains in Britain. The nature of the disposal of the dead and the effect of the environment on their pr... View more info