Welcome to the Student Studyspace for the seventh edition of Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice by Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn. This site has been created to help you to understand and study this popular and influential textbook, which has been adopted at over 500 colleges and universities. It is recognized by archaeologists worldwide as the best archaeology textbook on the market, and is the standard for archaeology scholars and for students wanting an in-depth introduction to the subject. The seventh edition of the book has been extensively revised and updated to reflect new discoveries and the latest developments in the field.

Here you will find helpful chapter summaries and lists of key concepts, along with practice quizzes, flashcards, and exercises to help you take in and understand what you have read, and a links section and glossary. Seventh edition content updated by Suzanne Pilaar Birch, University of Georgia.

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Chapter Summaries and Key Concepts

The summary from each chapter of the book, along with an outline of the key concepts covered by the chapter. These highlight essential themes and facts that you should understand.

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