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Archaeological Chemistry

Organic, Inorganic, and Biochemical Analysis (Acs Symposium Series)

by Mary Virginia Orna

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Published by An American Chemical Society Publication .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Analytical chemistry,
  • Archaeological methodology & techniques,
  • Archaeological theory,
  • History: World,
  • Analytic Chemistry,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • North America,
  • Archaeology,
  • Chemistry - Inorganic,
  • Chemistry - Organic,
  • Science / Chemistry / Organic,
  • Science-Chemistry - Inorganic,
  • Social Science-Archaeology,
  • Archaeological Chemistry,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages476
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8226918M
    ISBN 100841233950
    ISBN 109780841233959


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Archaeological Chemistry by Mary Virginia Orna Download PDF EPUB FB2

The textbook explores several archaeological investigations in which chemistry has been employed in tracing the origins of or in studying artefacts, and includes chapters on obsidian, ceramics, glass, metals and resins.

It is an essential companion to students in archaeological science and chemistry, Format: Hardcover. Archaeological Chemistry, Second Edition is about the application of the chemical sciences to the study of ancient man and his material activities.

The text of the book centers on the use of chemical methods, but also refers to the contributions of physics, biology, and genetics to archaeological research. The book includes an analysis of several specific archaeological investigations in which chemistry has been employed in tracing the origins of or in preserving artefacts.

Archaeological Chemistry book The choice of these investigations conforms to themes based on analytical techniques, and includes chapters on obsidian, ceramics, glass, metals and resins.

The book includes an analysis of several specific archaeological investigations in which chemistry has been employed in tracing the origins of or in preserving artefacts. The choice of these investigations conforms to themes based on analytical techniques, and includes chapters on obsidian, ceramics, glass, metals and resins.5/5(1).

Comment: First edition. A Good or better copy in pictorial cream hard covers. Tanning at the outer edges of the text block, sound binding, clean within. No dust jacket (perhaps as issued). Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.

During the past 50 years, the chemistry of archaeological materials has increasingly been used to address a broad spectrum of anthropological topics, including preservation, dating, nativity. This book is an introductory manual that explains the basic concepts of chemistry behind scientific analytical techniques and that reviews their application to archaeology.

It explains key terminology, outlines the procedures to be followed in order to produce good data, and describes the function of the basic instrumentation required to carry. Analysis of Cellulose Chemical Modification: A Potentially Promising Technique for Characterizing Archaeological Textiles D.

Kouznetsov, A. Ivanov. The use of chemistry in archaeology can help archaeologists answer questions about the nature and origin of the many organic and inorganic finds recovered through excavation, providing valuable information about the social history of humankind. This textbook tackles the fundamental issues in chemical studies of archaeological materials.

A book on archaeological chemistry must cover a lot of ground. Both subjects, archaeology and chemistry, are large, rich, and dense. At the same time the two are very different. Archaeology belongs to the humanities or social sciences; some would call it an historical science. New developments in analytical chemistry and in related disciplines, which have contributed to archaeological research since the first edition of the book was published, are dealt with in this.

Archaeological Chemistry 2nd edition aims to demonstrate the importance and utility of scientific techniques applied to the study of the past. In particular, the role of chemistry is emphasised through a series of case studies. The 12th Archaeological Chemistry Symposium was held as part of the Spring ACS National Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, AprilThis volume is a compilation of presentations from the Symposium, the latest in a long tradition that began at the ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia in Archaeological Chemistry Analytical Techniques and Archaeological Interpretation Editor(s): Michael D.

Glascock 1, Robert J. Speakman 2, Rachel S. Popelka-Filcoff 3. Archaeological Chemistry Materials, Methods, and Meaning Edited by Kathryn A. Jakes. American Chemical Society. ACS Symposium Series. This book provides examples of analytical methods in a variety of archaeological materials.

It presents analytical techniques that incur no visible destruction of the artifact under examination. Archaeological chemistry is a subject of great importance to the study and methodology of archaeology. This comprehensive text covers the subject with a full range of case studies, materials, and research methods.

With twenty years of. The chemical study of archaeological materials Archaeological Chemistry, Second Edition is about the application of the chemical sciences to the study of ancient man and his material activities.

The text of the book centers on the use of chemical methods, but also refers to the Price: $.