Presents an integrated approach to environmental archaeology. It illustrates the various techniques that can be used to reconstruct the human environment with a range of examples and case studies drawn from the world of archaeology. It introduces the reader to the latest theoretical and practical approaches to the subject, from basic definitions through to dating methods, geoarchaeology and bioarchaeology, and emphasises the techniques of scientific archaeology to give a comprehensive survey of the field.
Nick Branch is Lecturer in Environmental Archaeology at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Matthew Canti is a Geoarchaeologist at the Centre for Archaeology, English Heritage, UK. Peter Clark is Deputy Director at Canterbury Archaeological Trust, UK. Chris Turney is Queen Elizabeth II fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia.